Recognizing Guillain-Barre syndrome in preschool children.

  title={Recognizing Guillain-Barre syndrome in preschool children.},
  author={Joyce Roodbol and Marie-Claire Y. de Wit and Christa Walgaard and Matthijs de Hoog and Coriene E. Catsman-Berrevoets and Bart Casper Jacobs},
  volume={76 9},
OBJECTIVE To determine whether recognition of Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS) is delayed in preschool children, what causes this delay, and if the clinical presentation differs from older children. METHODS In a retrospective cohort study, standardized data from all children with GBS seen at the Erasmus MC Sophia Children's University Hospital in Rotterdam from 1987 to 2009 were collected regarding clinical presentation, patient's delay, initial diagnosis, and doctor's delay to the diagnosis. We… CONTINUE READING


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