Severe Guillain-Barré syndrome associated with Campylobacter jejuni infection with failure to respond to plasmapheresis and immunoglobulin.

Guillain-Barn! syndrome is a subacute inflammatory demyelinating polyradicular neuropathy of the peripheral nerves. It is characterized by varying degrees of weakness, sensory abnormalities, and autonomic dysfunction. The cause of Guillain-Barre syndrome is not completely understood, but it is believed to be a postinfectious autoimmune disorder, because… CONTINUE READING