GUILLAIN-BARRE SYNDROME

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., Pam M.S., "GUILLAIN-BARRE SYNDROME," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/guillain-barre-syndrome/ (accessed September 21, 2020).
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