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Guillain Barre syndrome mimicking cerebral death

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Author(s): Rajdev S | Sarma D | Singh R | Uttam R | Khilnani P

Journal: Indian Journal of Critical Care Medicine
ISSN 0972-5229

Volume: 7;
Issue: 1;
Start page: 50;
Date: 2003;
Original page

ABSTRACT
Guillain Barre Syndrome, an acute diffuse demyelinating disorder, predominantly present with the motor manifestations with few variants. The present report describes an unusual presentation of GBS, which initially suggested brain death. A 14 years old male presented with sudden onset of rapidly progressive weakness of all four limbs which progressively evolved into clinical condition simulating brain death.

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