Journal article

Regional variation of Guillain-Barré syndrome.

Alex Y Doets, Christine Verboon, Bianca van den Berg, Thomas Harbo, David R Cornblath, Hugh J Willison, Zhahirul Islam, Shahram Attarian, Fabio A Barroso, Kathleen Bateman, Luana Benedetti, Peter van den Bergh, Carlos Casasnovas, Guido Cavaletti, Govindsinh Chavada, Kristl G Claeys, Efthimios Dardiotis, Amy Davidson, Pieter A van Doorn, Tom E Feasby Show all

Brain | Published : 2018

Abstract

Guillain-Barré syndrome is a heterogeneous disorder regarding the clinical presentation, electrophysiological subtype and outcome. Previous single country reports indicate that Guillain-Barré syndrome may differ among regions, but no systematic comparative studies have been conducted. Comparative studies are required to identify factors determining disease susceptibility, variation and prognosis, and to improve diagnostic criteria. The International Guillain-Barré Syndrome Outcome Study is a prospective, observational cohort study including all patients within the diagnostic spectrum, aiming to describe the heterogeneity of Guillain-Barré syndrome worldwide. The current study was based on th..

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