Guillain-Barré Syndrome (Limited to Chronic, Severe and Invalidating Forms)
Which are the symptoms?
Diseases and consequences of acute Guillain-Barré disease. In their clinical history, the patients had an acute form of GB from which they failed to completely recover the strength in the lower and/or upper limbs for which they need aids.
How is it diagnosed?
The diagnosis is made by evaluating the patient clinically and performing EMG (electromyography) showing the type of nerve damage and the severity of the damage itself.
How is it treated?
While in the acute phase patients are given pharmacological therapy with immunoglobulins and / or plasmapheresis, in the chronic form, the patient can benefit from physiokinesitherapy which aims to improve muscle tone and avoid tendon retractions that can compromise the normal function of the limbs.