Recovery patterns and long term prognosis for axonal Guillain-Barré syndrome.

@article{Hiraga2005RecoveryPA,
  title={Recovery patterns and long term prognosis for axonal Guillain-Barr{\'e} syndrome.},
  author={Akiyuki Hiraga and Masahiro Mori and Kazue Ogawara and Seiji Kojima and Takeshi Kanesaka and Sonoko Misawa and Takamichi Hattori and Satoshi Kuwabara},
  journal={Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry},
  year={2005},
  volume={76 5},
  pages={719-22}
}
BACKGROUND Little is known about the long term prognosis for patients the severe acute motor axonal neuropathy (AMAN) form of Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS), unlike those with acute inflammatory demyelinating neuropathy (AIDP). OBJECTIVE To clarify the long term prognosis for patients with AMAN. METHODS Clinical recovery and outcome in 97 consecutive GBS patients were reviewed. RESULTS Electrodiagnostic criteria showed that 44 patients (45%) had AMAN, 33 (34%) had AIDP, and 20 (21%) were… CONTINUE READING

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