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Acute oropharyngeal palsy is associated with antibodies to GQ1b and GT1a gangliosides

O'Leary, C.P., Veitch, J., Durward, W.F., Thomas, A.M., Rees, J.H., and Willison, H.J. (1996) Acute oropharyngeal palsy is associated with antibodies to GQ1b and GT1a gangliosides. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry, 61 (6). pp. 649-651. ISSN 0022-3050 (doi:10.1136/jnnp.61.6.649)

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Publisher's URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/jnnp.61.6.649

Abstract

Three patients with acute oropharyngeal palsy had high titre anti-GQ1b and anti-GT1a IgG antibodies. No patients had ophthalmoplegia or ptosis. In all patients limb ataxia or areflexia were present without notable limb weakness. These patients describe an oropharyngeal variant of Guillain-Barr

Item Type:Article
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:O'Leary, Dr Colin and Durward, Dr William
Authors: O'Leary, C.P., Veitch, J., Durward, W.F., Thomas, A.M., Rees, J.H., and Willison, H.J.
College/School:College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences > Institute of Infection Immunity and Inflammation > Immunology
Journal Name:Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry
ISSN:0022-3050
ISSN (Online):1468-330X

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