Paraparetic variant of Guillain-Barré syndrome

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Paraparetic variant of Guillain-Barré syndrome

Synonyms: Paraparetic variant of GBS

Paraparetic variant of Guillain-Barré syndrome is a rare variant of Guillain-Barré syndrome characterized by isolated leg weakness areflexia and radicular leg pain that may simulate a cauda equina or spinal cord syndrome. The arms ocular facial and oropharyngeal muscles are spared and sphincteric function is normal.

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