Long term clinical and electrophysiological assessment of Croatian children with corticospinal tract involvement in Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS).

@article{Barii2010LongTC,
  title={Long term clinical and electrophysiological assessment of Croatian children with corticospinal tract involvement in Guillain-Barr{\'e} syndrome (GBS).},
  author={Nina Bari{\vs}i{\'c} and Lana Grkovi{\'c}},
  journal={European journal of paediatric neurology : EJPN : official journal of the European Paediatric Neurology Society},
  year={2010},
  volume={14 5},
  pages={391-9}
}
Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS) is characterized by areflexia. Hyperreflexia is reported in acute motor axonal neuropathy (AMAN). We present 16 children with GBS at the age of 14 months to 13 years. All children studied fulfilled accepted diagnostic criteria for GBS. Hyperreflexia or positive Babinski sign were obtained in all children studied during follow up. Brain and spinal cord MR scans did not reveal any significant structural and morphological abnormalities of central nervous system. The… CONTINUE READING