CASE REPORT ON GUILLAIN BARRE SYNDROME – ACUTE MOTOR AXONAL NEUROPATHY (AMAN)Abstract
Guillain-Barre syndrome occurs when the body’s immune system targets a portion of the peripheral nervous system. In addition to the nerves that convey pain, temperature, and touch sensations, the condition can also impair the nerves that regulate muscular movement. This may lead to muscular weakness and/or loss of feeling in the arms and/or legs. A 12-year-old boy was taken to the hospital with chief complaints of Weakness in bilateral upper and lower limbs, trouble in swallowing, inability to hold neck, mouth frothing, fever spikes. On physical examination, the patient has experienced weakness in bilateral upper and lower limbs, bulbar weakness is present, pain experiencing in both legs, S1 and S2 sound are present, Air entry is bilaterally equal, pupils are reflected to light, tone and power of upper and lower limbs are decreased”, then treatment was initially started with immunoglobulin therapy, intravenous fluids, antibiotics, amino glycosides, glucocorticoids, anti-allergic as per physician orders. In this study, we primarily focus on professional management and summarize the clinical aspects of GBS, its current and immunotherapy which primarily focus on professional management.
A. Abishek, A. Priya and K. Arun Chander Yadav
Department of Clinical Pharmacology, Apollo Children’s Hospital, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.
25 March 2023
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