Variants of Guillain–Barré syndrome.

Guillain-Barre syndrome (GBS) is a rare, but much taught, autoimmune disorder of the peripheral nerves.  Importantly, the variant of GBS are poorly recognized in the Western world, thereby leading to diagnostic and therapeutic delay.  In the superb review by Wakerley and Yuki, pharyngeal-cervical-brachial (PCB) variant of GBS is expertly discussed.  This must read review will tell you all you need to know about the PCB variant of GBS.

Pharyngeal-cervical-brachial variant of Guillain-Barre syndrome.  J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 2014 Mar;85(3):339-44. doi: 10.1136/jnnp-2013-305397. Epub 2013 Jun 26.




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