GUILLAIN-BARRE SYNDROME

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the name for an acute and progressive peripheral neuropathy where nerves lose their myelin sheaths. Starts with loss of normal sensation and muscle weakness. Spreads inward as it progresses.

GUILLAIN-BARRE SYNDROME: "Guillain-Barre syndrome is a paralysing disorder."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "GUILLAIN-BARRE SYNDROME," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/guillain-barre-syndrome/ (accessed June 28, 2022).

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