Neuro-ophthalmology and the Anti-GQ1b antibody syndromes.

  title={Neuro-ophthalmology and the Anti-GQ1b antibody syndromes.},
  author={Robert F. Saul},
  journal={Current neurology and neuroscience reports},
  volume={9 5},
  • Robert F. Saul
  • Published 2009 in Current neurology and neuroscience reports
The discovery of the association of the anti-GQ1b IgG antibody with the postinfectious clinical syndromes of ophthalmoplegia, ataxia, and areflexia helped house the phenotypes of the Miller Fisher syndrome (MFS), atypical MFS, Guillain-Barré syndrome with ophthalmoplegia, and Bickerstaff's brainstem encephalitis under one roof. The neuro-ophthalmologic signs classically predominate and may vary from case to case, but they maintain clinically recognizable patterns that assist with the diagnosis… CONTINUE READING