Definitions for "Guillain-Barré Syndrome"
Rare autoimmune disorder destroying nerve function lead to weakness and paralysis.
Polyradiculoneuritis, or dysfunction of all of the nerves of the body, includes those that control breathing. The weakness occurs without numbness.
Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS) is an inflammatory/immune disorder of the peripheral nerves—those outside the brain and spinal cord. GBS is characterized by the rapid onset of weakness and, often, paralysis of the legs, arms, breathing muscles and face.
a condition which affects the nervous system usually affecting the motor nervous system which makes the muscles work, rather than the sensory nervous system which lets you feel things. It paralyses any muscles it affects, stopping them from working. Further info.
A disorder in which the body's immune system attacks part of the nervous system.