International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Case Studies | Obstetrics and Gynecology | India | Volume 11 Issue 11, November 2022


A Rare Case of Acute Motor Axonal Neuropathy - A Subtype of Guillain Barre Syndrome in Pregnancy

Dr. Kategru Pavani | Dr. Suchitra P. | Dr. Srilatha


Abstract: Guillain-Barre syndrome (GBS) is rare in pregnancy with an estimated incidence between 1.2 and 1.9 cases per 100,000 people annually. Guillain-Barre syndrome (GBS) represents a heterogeneous group of immune mediated peripheral neuropathies. A feature common to all GBS variants is a rapidly evolving polyradiculoneuropathy preceded by a triggering event, most often an infection. GBS generally manifests as a symmetric motor paralysis with or without sensory and autonomic disturbances. GBS should be considered in any pregnant patient complaining of muscle weakness, general malaise, tingling of fingers and respiratory difficulty.


Keywords: Guillain Barre Syndrome, GBS


Edition: Volume 11 Issue 11, November 2022,


Pages: 465 - 466


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