Guillain-Barré syndrome in the 100 years since its description by Guillain, Barré and Strohl

Hughes, R. A.C., Cornblath, D. R. and Willison, H. J. (2016) Guillain-Barré syndrome in the 100 years since its description by Guillain, Barré and Strohl. Brain, 139(11), pp. 3041-3047. (doi: 10.1093/brain/aww247) (PMID:29106487)

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Abstract

In 1916, during the Battle of the Somme, Guillain, Barré and Strohl described two soldiers with severe generalised weakness and loss of sensation. Hughes et al . mark the centenary of this first account of ‘Guillain-Barré syndrome’ by examining its subtypes, pathophysiology and epidemiology, including recent Zika virus-associated epidemics.

Item Type:Articles
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Willison, Professor Hugh
Authors: Hughes, R. A.C., Cornblath, D. R., and Willison, H. J.
College/School:College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences > Institute of Infection Immunity and Inflammation
Journal Name:Brain
Publisher:Oxford University Press
ISSN:0006-8950
ISSN (Online):1460-2156

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