DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.18203/issn.2454-2156.IntJSciRep20221840
Published: 2022-07-25

A 35-year-old young patient with acute idiopathic polyneuritis (Guillain-Barré syndrome): a case report

Ghanshyam Rakhecha, Raju Ram Parihar, Aksa Grace Shajan

Abstract


Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS) is an acute polyneuropathy characterised by varying degrees of weakness that peaks in 4 weeks. We were presenting a case of men of 35 year of age, who had tingling sensation in lover limb (right>left), which was gradually extended, imbalance walking, unable to stand from squatting position and respiratory weakness. The patient took treatment at local hospitals and refer to KEM hospital, where he was diagnosed with GBS syndrome by diagnostic test. He was administered with medication and intravenous immunoglobulin.


Keywords


Guillain-Barré syndrome, Acute idiopathic polyneuritis, Intravenous immunoglobulin treatment, Extremity weakness

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