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Guillain–Barré syndrome in pregnancy: Successful multidisciplinary approach

15 Jun 2018

A 30 year old primigravida presented to our emergency department at 20 weeks gestation with rapid onset distal paraesthesia, generalised weakness and motor difficulty. Two weeks prior to the onset, she reported having had the influenza vaccination as recommended in pregnancy. She had no other medical history of note and reported no recent travel. The patient underwent various investigations including lumbar puncture, MRI brain and spine, blood tests including electrolytes, thyroid function, autoimmune antibody screen, HIV, hepatitis and Epstein Barr virus (EBV); all of which were normal.

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