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Guillain-Barre Syndrome

"Guillain-Barre Syndrome" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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An acute inflammatory autoimmune neuritis caused by T cell- mediated cellular immune response directed towards peripheral myelin. Demyelination occurs in peripheral nerves and nerve roots. The process is often preceded by a viral or bacterial infection, surgery, immunization, lymphoma, or exposure to toxins. Common clinical manifestations include progressive weakness, loss of sensation, and loss of deep tendon reflexes. Weakness of respiratory muscles and autonomic dysfunction may occur. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, pp1312-1314)


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Guillain-Barre Syndrome" by people in this website by year, and whether "Guillain-Barre Syndrome" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 10 publications over 7 distinct years, with a maximum of 3 publications in 2018
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