Acute paralysis in adults has an extensive assortment of etiologies. Guillian-Barre syndrome is the most common cause of acute neuropathy in adults. This review emphasizes pathophysiology, clinical features, differential diagnosis, and a practical approach to the laboratory work-up for patients with suspected Guillian-Barre syndrome. The current status of immunotherapy is reviewed.
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Clinical Neurology