Acute peripheral neuropathy in adults

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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.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)529-547
Number of pages19
JournalNeurologic clinics
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jan 1 1997
Externally publishedYes

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  • Clinical Neurology

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