573 top medical experts on Guillain-Barre Syndrome across 49 countries and 32 U.S. states, including 490 MDs (Physicians). This is based on an objective analysis of their Scientific Publications, Clinical Trials, Medicare, and NIH Grants.
- Guillain-Barre Syndrome: 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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- Broader Categories (#Experts): Peripheral Nervous System Diseases (2,064), Polyradiculoneuropathy (321) and Narrower Categories: Miller Fisher Syndrome (385).
- Clinical Trials : at least 26 including 1 Active, 10 Completed, 6 Recruiting
- Synonyms: Acute Autoimmune Neuropathy, Acute Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyradiculoneuropathy, Acute Inflammatory Polyneuropathy, Landry-Guillain-Barre Syndrome, Acute Inflammatory Polyradiculoneuropathy
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