Internal ophthalmoplegia with anti-GQ1b IgG antibody

@article{Sugita2002InternalOW,
  title={Internal ophthalmoplegia with anti-GQ1b IgG antibody},
  author={Akemi Sugita and Toshiyuki Yanagisawa and Tsutomu Kamo and Yoichi Takahashi and Nobuhiro Yuki},
  journal={Journal of Neurology},
  year={2002},
  volume={249},
  pages={1475-1476}
}
Sirs: Bickerstaff ’s brainstem encephalitis (BBE) is characterized by acute ophthalmoplegia and cerebellar ataxia preceded by infection. While generally considered a variant of Guillain-Barré syndrome, Fisher syndrome (FS) is believed by some neurologists to involve the brainstem [1]. Owing to the apparent similarities in the clinical presentations of FS and BBE, opinions differ as to whether the two syndromes are distinct or related, and to whether the causative lesions occur in the peripheral… CONTINUE READING

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