Mild forms of Guillain-Barré syndrome in an epidemiologic survey in The Netherlands.

  title={Mild forms of Guillain-Barr{\'e} syndrome in an epidemiologic survey in The Netherlands.},
  author={Rinske van Koningsveld and Pieter Antoon van Doorn and Paul Schmitz and C. Wim Ang and Frans G A van der Mech{\'e}},
  volume={54 3},
OBJECTIVE Assessment of incidence rates of Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS) in the Netherlands over a 10-year period; investigation of a relationship between possible seasonality in GBS and the occurrence of preceding infections; and determination of distinctive characteristics in patients with GBS who are only mildly affected (able to walk unaided at nadir). METHOD Records of patients with GBS admitted between 1987 and 1996 from all 45 hospitals in the southwest Netherlands were evaluated… CONTINUE READING