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Gullain Barre syndrome can be fatal

Guillain Barre Syndrome has an acute onset and is a commonly known condition of peripheral neuropathy which can be potentially fatal. Early diagnosis is crucial as death may occur due to respiratory paralysis. Motor neuropathy which is the main feature presents in the form of pain and weakness of the limbs both proximal and distal muscles are affected. It may progress to cause complete quadriparesis and respiratory paralysis but most patients recover without significant disability

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