Guillain-Barre Syndrome during Post-Partum Period: A Rare Entity

Guillain–Barré Syndrome (GBS) is a serious post-infectious immune mediated neuropathy presented with diminished reflexes and resultant weakness. Global report on GBS depicted with an incidence of 1 to 4 cases per 100,000 annually and carries a high maternal risk. It is very rare among post-partum women. The study is case of 24 year women within 2 month of post-partum period who presented with flaccid quadriplegia diagnosed as GBS. The case is discussed in all the aspects of diagnosis, treatment and outcome.


Sandeep Ku Ratha, Sumita Sharma* and Srikant Ku Sahoo

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