How Different is AMAN from AIDP in Childhood GBS? A Prospective Study from North India

  title={How Different is AMAN from AIDP in Childhood GBS? A Prospective Study from North India},
  author={P. Gupta and P. Singhi and S. Singhi and A. Kasinathan and N. Sankhyan},
  journal={The Indian Journal of Pediatrics},
ObjectivesTo compare the clinical profile and short-term outcome of children with axonal and demyelinating subtypes of childhood Guillain Barré syndrome (GBS).MethodsThis is a prospective observational study conducted in a tertiary care teaching hospital in North India. Consecutive children with Guillain Barré syndrome were recruited to compare the clinical profile and short term outcome among the subtypes.ResultsAmong 9847 children admitted to the emergency, 95 had acute flaccid paralysis; 57… Expand
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