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CASE REPORT
Year : 2014  |  Volume : 8  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 59-60

A Rare case of Guillain-Barré syndrome in pregnancy treated with plasma exchange


Department of Immunohematology and Blood Transfusion Medicine, GMC Jammu, India

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Rahul Vasudev
259, Sec 1 Channi Himmat Housing Colony, Jammu
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0973-6247.126695

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Guillain-Barre syndromé (GBS) is an autoimmune disorder. It is rare in pregnancy as there is a decrease in cell-mediated immunity. A case of 28-year-old pregnant woman who presented with acute flaccid quadriplegia suffering from GBS is discussed in this study. She was treated with plasma exchange in her immediate post-partum period. The management of GBS in pregnancy has been discussed.


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