Cutaneous innervation in Guillain-Barré syndrome: pathology and clinical correlations.

  title={Cutaneous innervation in Guillain-Barr{\'e} syndrome: pathology and clinical correlations.},
  author={Chun-Liang Pan and T N Tseng and Yea-Huey Lin and Ming-Chang Chiang and Whei-Min Lin and Sung-Tsang Hsieh},
  journal={Brain : a journal of neurology},
  volume={126 Pt 2},
Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS) is traditionally considered to be a large-fibre neuropathy. However, the presence of hypo-aesthesia, dysaesthesia and dysautonomia in GBS patients raises the possibility that small-diameter sensory and autonomic nerves may also be affected. To investigate small-fibre neuropathy in GBS, we performed a skin biopsy from the distal leg of 20 patients with the demyelinating form of GBS. Skin sections were immunohistochemically stained with antiserum against protein gene… CONTINUE READING
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