Guillain-Barré syndrome in children: subtypes and outcome

@article{Karalok2018GuillainBarrSI,
  title={Guillain-Barr{\'e} syndrome in children: subtypes and outcome},
  author={Zeynep Selen Karalok and Birce Dilge Taskin and Zeliha Brohi Yanginlar and Esra Gurkas and Alev Guven and Aydan Değerliyurt and Ece Unlu and Gulşen Kose},
  journal={Child's Nervous System},
  year={2018},
  volume={34},
  pages={2291-2297}
}
ObjectiveThis study reviews the clinical features, subtypes, and outcomes of childhood Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS).MethodsFifty-four children who attended a tertiary care training and research hospital in Turkey were enrolled in the study.ResultsThe mean age was 6.5 ± 4.2 years and 32 patients (59.5%) were male. The most common subtype of GBS was acute inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy (AIDP), which was seen in 27 patients (50%). Having antecedent history, especially upper respiratory… CONTINUE READING

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