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Guillain-Barré Syndrome

  • By: Darrin J. Lee
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

In 1859, Jean Landry first described what is likely now called Guillain-Barré syndrome or acute inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy (AIDP). William Osler later elaborated on this description in 1892. In 1916, Georges Guillain, Jean Alexandre Barré, ...

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