Guillain Barre Syndrome in HIV Patient : A Case Report

Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical and Health Sciences,2014,4,3,1044-1046.
Published:August 2014
Type:Case Report
Author(s) affiliations:

Elezabeth M Koshy1,*, Neethu Chakrathara Mohanan1, Siby Joseph1, Gireesh Kumar KP2

1Department of Pharmacy Practice, Amrita School of Pharmacy

2HOD, Emergency Medicine, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Amrita Viswa Vidyapeetam University, AIMS Kochi Campus, Ponekkara, Kochi, Kerala, India.


Guillain Barre Syndrome (GBS) is an autoimmune acute polyneuropathy affecting the peripheral nervous system in which immune system mistargets host nerve tissue through molecular mimicry. This acute monophasic paralysing illness is usually provoked by a preceding infection.