- Guillain–Barré syndrome
- [ˌgɪja\Guillain–Barré syndrome'bareɪ]noun Medicine an acute disorder of the peripheral nerves causing weakness and often paralysis of the limbs.Origin1916: named after the French physicians G. Guillain and J. Barré, who described the syndrome.
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Guillain–Barré syndrome — Guillain Barré syndrome Classification and external resources ICD 10 G61.0 ICD 9 357.0 … Wikipedia
Guillain-Barré syndrome — [gē lan΄bä rā′, gēlan′bä rā′] n. [after G. Guillain & J. Barré, 20th c. Fr neurologists] an acute neurological disorder of unknown cause, involving partial paralysis of several muscle groups and occurring rarely after certain viral infections and … English World dictionary
Guillain-Barré syndrome — Infobox Disease Name = Guillain Barré syndrome Caption = DiseasesDB = 5465 ICD10 = ICD10|G|61|0|g|60 ICD9 = ICD9|357.0 ICDO = OMIM = 139393 MedlinePlus = 000684 eMedicineSubj = emerg eMedicineTopic = 222 eMedicine mult = eMedicine2|neuro|7… … Wikipedia
Guillain-Barre syndrome — This disorder is characterized by progressive symmetrical paralysis and loss of reflexes, usually beginning in the legs, with in most cases nearly complete or complete recovery. The Guillain Barre syndrome is not associated with fever (although… … Medical dictionary
Guillain-Barre syndrome — noun a form of peripheral polyneuritis characterized by pain and weakness and sometimes paralysis of the limbs; cause is unknown • Syn: ↑infectious polyneuritis, ↑Landry s paralysis • Hypernyms: ↑polyneuritis, ↑multiple neuritis * * *… … Useful english dictionary
Guillain-Barré syndrome — noun Etymology: Georges Guillain died 1961 French physician and Jean A. Barré died 1967 French neurologist Date: 1939 a polyneuritis of unknown cause characterized especially by muscle weakness and paralysis … New Collegiate Dictionary
Guillain-Barré syndrome — /gee yan beuh ray /, Pathol. an uncommon, usually self limited form of polyneuritis, occurring after a viral illness or immunization and manifested by loss of muscle strength, loss of or altered sensation and sometimes paralysis. [after French… … Universalium
Guillain-Barré syndrome — postinfective polyneuropathy a disease of the peripheral nerves in which there is numbness and weakness in the limbs. It usually develops 1–28 days after a respiratory or gastrointestinal infection (commonly with Campylobacter) that provokes an… … The new mediacal dictionary
Guillain-Barré syndrome — /gilæn ˈbareɪ sɪndroʊm/ (say geelan bahray sindrohm) noun Medicine a disorder in which the body s immune system attacks part of the peripheral nervous system, causing weakness or tingling sensations in the arms, legs, and upper body which can be… … Australian English dictionary
Guillain-Barre syndrome — (= Landry G B syndrome) Acute infective polyneuritis, associated with cytomegalovirus infection, in which there is cell mediated immunity to a component of myelin; the disease may be autoimmune in origin. Causes a temporary paralysis,… … Dictionary of molecular biology