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Guillain-Barre syndrome. MCSC expert opinion


Polyneuropathy is a multiple lesion of peripheral nerves, which causes impaired movement and sensitivity of the limbs, weakness appears.

According to research, the development of Guillain-Barre syndrome occurs after an infection. 

  • In some bacteria or viruses, their receptors, to which antibodies are produced, are similar to the receptors of body tissues. 
  • There is a cross—reaction - there is no bacterium itself, but the developed antibodies find new targets in healthy tissues of the body and attack them. 
  • This is called an autoimmune reaction. Thus, this disease arises.

If the treatment started early, the patient can recover almost completely.

Read more in the material of the newspaper "Arguments and Facts" at the link.

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