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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]; Associate Editors-In-Chief: Priyamvada Singh, MBBS [2]

Overview

It was first reported by Landry in 1859 as a case study of 10 patients with ascending paralysis. Later the characteristic features of the disease like flaccid paralysis, areflexia and CSF findings were reported by Guillain, Barré, and Strohl. The syndrome was later named Guillain-Barré syndrome after these physicians.

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Famous Cases

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American actor Andy Griffith developed Guillain-Barré syndrome in 1983. Griffith is seen here receiving an award at the White House in 2005

References

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  4. Gaby, A True Story (1987). Films involving Disabilities.
  5. The case of Sam Goldstein and the swine flu vaccine, jta.org, May 5, 2009
  6. Andy in Guideposts Magazine.
  7. Vogel, Speed; Heller, Joseph (2004). No Laughing Matter. New York: Simon & Schuster. ISBN 0-7432-4717-5. 
  8. Luci Baines Johnson hospitalized with nervous system disorder.
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  10. "Lucky Oceans in hospital", The Australian, 2008-10-13. Retrieved on 2008-10-28. 
  11. "Chris Mortensen on Len Pasquarelli's comeback", ESPN.com, 2009-01-26. Retrieved on 2009-01-26. 
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  17. Dooley, Pat. Wuerffel hospitalized to treat nervous system disorder. Gatorsports.com. Retrieved on 16 June 2011.

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