Click for new scientific resources and news about Corona[COVID-19]

Paper Information

Journal:   IRANIAN JOURNAL OF CHILD NEUROLOGY (IJCN)   SPRING 2016 , Volume 10 , Number 2; Page(s) 38 To 41.
 
Paper: 

PROGNOSIS OF GUILLAIN-BARRE SYNDROME IN CHILDREN

 
 
Author(s):  SALEHIOMRAN MOHAMMAD REZA, NIKKHAH ALI*, MAHDAVI MOHADESE
 
* AMIRKOLA CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL, BABOL, IRAN
 
Abstract: 

Objective Guillain-Barre Syndrome (GBS) is an acute poly radiculoneuropathy characterized by progressive motor weakness of limbs and areflexia. In this study, our aim was to evaluate the clinical pattern and prognosis of children with Guillain-Barre syndrome.
Materials& Methods This cross-sectional study was conducted in the Pediatric Neurology Unit of Amirkola Children’s Hospital, Babol, Iran during the period of 5 years from October 2008 to September 2013. We assessed the clinical features, results of electro diagnostic tests, functional status, treatment and outcome of 17 children diagnosed with GBS.
Results Of 17 (male to female ratio=1.6: 1) children studied, all had motor weakness, 4 children (23.5 %) and cranial nerve palsies. Respiratory paralysis was found in one child requiring assisted ventilation. Antecedent illness preceding GBS was recorded in 7 (41.2%) children. The GBS subtype distribution as per electro diagnostic studies was as follows: acute inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy (AIDP) in 12 (70.6%) acute motor axonal neuropathy (AMAN) in 3 (17.6%), acute motor sensory axonal neuropathy (AMSAN) in 2 (11.8%). IVIG constituted the treatment given in all of the patients. Complete recovery was observed in 16 children and the remaining one child was dependent to wheelchair.
Conclusion GBS in children is not poor prognostic disorder and our recommendation is administration of IVIG as soon as possible after clinical diagnosis. Except for one child who remained wheelchair bound, there was no mortality or morbidity in long-term observation. Besides, strong limitation of our study was the low number of subjects.

 
Keyword(s): PROGNOSIS, GUILLAIN-BARRE, CHILDREN
 
 
References: 
  • Not Registered.
  •  
  •  
 
Citations: 
  • Not Registered.
 
+ Click to Cite.
APA: Copy

SALEHIOMRAN, M., & NIKKHAH, A., & MAHDAVI, M. (2016). PROGNOSIS OF GUILLAIN-BARRE SYNDROME IN CHILDREN. IRANIAN JOURNAL OF CHILD NEUROLOGY (IJCN), 10(2), 38-41. https://www.sid.ir/en/journal/ViewPaper.aspx?id=510364



Vancouver: Copy

SALEHIOMRAN MOHAMMAD REZA, NIKKHAH ALI, MAHDAVI MOHADESE. PROGNOSIS OF GUILLAIN-BARRE SYNDROME IN CHILDREN. IRANIAN JOURNAL OF CHILD NEUROLOGY (IJCN). 2016 [cited 2021July30];10(2):38-41. Available from: https://www.sid.ir/en/journal/ViewPaper.aspx?id=510364



IEEE: Copy

SALEHIOMRAN, M., NIKKHAH, A., MAHDAVI, M., 2016. PROGNOSIS OF GUILLAIN-BARRE SYNDROME IN CHILDREN. IRANIAN JOURNAL OF CHILD NEUROLOGY (IJCN), [online] 10(2), pp.38-41. Available: https://www.sid.ir/en/journal/ViewPaper.aspx?id=510364.



 
  pdf-File
Yearly Visit 46
 
 
Latest on Blog
Enter SID Blog