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A case of Guillain-Barré syndrome following COVID-19 infection
Negar Farhoudi, Nima Javanshir *, Mohammad Negaresh
Ardabil university of medical sciences , Nimajvn95@gmail.com
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Introduction: The Covid-19 pandemic started in December 2019 and revealed various symptoms and complications, including neurological complications. Recently studies have suggested a possible link between this viral infection and Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS). Case Description: In this report, we present a patient who after being diagnosed with Covid-19 disease, suffers from ascending peripheral neuropathy. Various diagnostic procedures support the diagnosis of GBS. Results: After treatment with plasmapheresis, an acceptable response to treatment was observed. Conclusion: Given the viral nature of COVID-19 disease and the evidence of GBS association with viral diseases, as well as the possibility of disease invasion to the respiratory system, if neurological symptoms begin in a COVID-19 patient, GBS should be included in the differential diagnosis.
Keywords: Guillain-Barre Syndrome, COVID-19, Polyradiculoneuropathy
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Type of Study: Case Report --- Open Access, CC-BY-NC | Subject: Neurology
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Farhoudi N, Javanshir N, Negaresh M. A case of Guillain-Barré syndrome following COVID-19 infection. Shefaye Khatam 2022; 10 (4) :71-76
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