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Guillain-Barre syndrome

Guillain-Barre syndrome: Introduction

Guillain-Barre syndrome: An acute condition which is characterized by polyradiculoneuropathy that affects the peripheral nervous system. See detailed information below for a list of 5 causes of Guillain-Barre syndrome, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Guillain-Barre syndrome:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Guillain-Barre syndrome. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Guillain-Barre syndrome: Symptom Checker

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Guillain-Barre syndrome Treatments

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Guillain-Barre syndrome: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Guillain-Barre syndrome

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Misdiagnosis and Guillain-Barre syndrome

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Guillain-Barre syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Article Excerpts about Guillain-Barre syndrome

Guillain-Barré (ghee-yan bah-ray) syndrome is a disorder in which the body's immune system attacks part of the peripheral nervous system. (Source: excerpt from NINDS Guillain-Barre Syndrome Information Page: NINDS)

Guillain-Barré (ghee-yan bah-ray) syndrome is a disorder in which the body's immune system attacks part... (Source: excerpt from NINDS Guillain-Barre Syndrome Information Page: NINDS)

Definitions of Guillain-Barre syndrome:

Progressive ascending motor neuron paralysis of unknown etiology, frequently following an enteric or respiratory infection.
- (Source - Diseases Database)

A form of peripheral polyneuritis characterized by pain and weakness and sometimes paralysis of the limbs; cause is unknown
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)

Progressive ascending motor neuron paralysis of unknown etiology, frequently following an enteric or respiratory infection.
- (Source - CRISP)

Guillain-Barre syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Guillain-Barre syndrome, or a subtype of Guillain-Barre syndrome, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
- (Source - National Institute of Health)

Detailed list of causes of Guillain-Barre syndrome

The list below shows some of the causes of Guillain-Barre syndrome mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Guillain-Barre syndrome?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Guillain-Barre syndrome. Of the 5 causes of Guillain-Barre syndrome that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 0 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 0 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 4 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Guillain-Barre syndrome:

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Conditions listing medical complications: Guillain-Barre syndrome:

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Medical Conditions associated with Guillain-Barre syndrome:

Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Inflammatory symptoms (1736 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Infection-related symptoms (1293 causes), Paralysis symptoms (385 causes), Movement symptoms (6001 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Muscle symptoms (7251 causes), Musculoskeletal symptoms (6264 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes)

Symptoms related to Guillain-Barre syndrome:

Numbness (497 causes), Tingling symptoms (951 causes), Autoimmune disease, Acute inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy, Peripheral neuropathies, Immunoglobulins

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