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Ann Med Res. 2002; 9(2): 131-133


A Case Of Guillian-Barre Syndrome After Acute Viral Hepatitis A

Handan Işın Özışık*, Sibel Kızkın*, Özden Çalışkan*, Cemal Özcan*

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Abstract

 

Guillian-Barre Syndrome (GBS) is often preceded by an infectious disease. A case of GBS after hepatitis A (HA)

is extremely rare, even though hepatitis A is common. In a review of case reports the clinical features of GBS

following HA could be sumarized as follows: 1-Most of the patients are men 2- GBS develops within 14 days

after onset of HA 3- Facial nerve and bulbus are effected frequently 4- Proprioception is likely impaired in

addition to superficial sensation 5- Mechanic ventilation is often requirement 6- The protein content of the

cerebrospinal fluid is usually high 7- The outcome of neuropathic symptoms is uniformly good, regardless of the

degree of liver dysfunction as evaluated on the basis of alanine aminotransferase levels 8- Patient is frequently

recover without sequelaw 9- ENMG demonstrate demyelinations. These findings indicate that GBS following

HA essentially does not differ from typical GBS.

Key words: Hepatitis A, Guillian-Barre Syndrome, Clinical Features of GBS.


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