Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, October 7th, 2003
According to published research from Japan, "We report 2 cases of pharyngeal-cervical-brachial (PCB) variant of Guillain-Barre syndrome (GBS).
The patients developed dysphagia and weakness of the neck and arms subsequent to Campylobacter jejuni infection. Oropharyngeal palsy recovered poorly. Electrophysiological findings demonstrated axonal conduction failure. Anti-GD1a immunoglobulin G (IgG) antibody was detected in 1 case, and anti-GM1b IgG antibody in another. Anti-GT1a IgG and...
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