Guillain Barre Syndrome: Definition
Pronounced: gee-yan bah-ray sin-droamEn Español (Spanish Version)
Guillain-Barré syndrome is a rare condition that causes the immune system to attack the nerves outside of the brain and spinal cord. It is characterized by numbness, tingling, weakness, or paralysis in the legs, arms, breathing muscles, and face. It can affect all ages.
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Last reviewedSeptember 2013by Rimas Lukas, MD; Michael Woods, MD
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