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Journal of the Korean Neurological Association 1997;15(5): 1199-1202.
시신경염이 동반된 Guillain-Barre증후군
김동현, 윤영철, 이강건, 권오상
중앙대학교 의대 신경과
Guillain-Barre syndromes accompanied by optic neuritis
Dong Hyun Kim, M.D. , Young Chul Yoon, M.D. , Kang Kon Lee, M.D., Oh Sang Kwon, M.D.
Dept of Neurology College of Medicine Chung Ang University
Abstract
Although Guillain Barre sydrome(GBS) is known to be a demylinating disease of the peripheral nervous system, it has been rarely repored that GBS was accompanied by demyelinating disease of the central nervous system such as multiple sclerosis, optic neuritis or acute disseminated encephalomyelitis. We experienced a patients with GBS who developed unilateral opticneuritis. A19-year-old male patient was presented with ascending weakness. A few days later, he complained of decreased visual acuity and pain on the right eye. Cerebrospinal fluid findings were compatible with GBS and serial visual evoked potential studies were indicative of optic neuritis. This case suggests common pathogenesis between central and peripheral demyelinating diseases. Key Wods : Gillain-Barre syndrome, Optic neuritis, Demyelinating disease