Guillain-Barré syndrome with optic neuritis and a focal lesion in the central white matter following Epstein-Barr virus infection.

@article{An2008GuillainBarrSW,
  title={Guillain-Barr{\'e} syndrome with optic neuritis and a focal lesion in the central white matter following Epstein-Barr virus infection.},
  author={Jae Young An and Bora Yoon and Joong Seok Kim and In Uk Song and Kwang Soo Lee and Yeong In Kim},
  journal={Internal medicine},
  year={2008},
  volume={47 17},
  pages={1539-42}
}
We report a case of Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS) accompanied by optic neuritis and a central white matter lesion subsequent to Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) infection. A 49-year-old man presented with visual disturbance and hemiparesis one week after developing cold-like symptoms. T2- and diffusion-weighted brain MRI showed a high-signal intensity lesion in the left internal capsule. The patient's visual acuity improved during steroid pulse therapy, but his hemiparesis progressed to quadriparesis… CONTINUE READING