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Journal of the Korean Neurological Association 2002;20(5): 561-563.
"재발성 Bickerstaff 뇌간 뇌염에 동반된 길랑-바레증후군 1예"
강봉구 , 임정근 ·김광덕 ·손성일 ·정두교 ·조용원 ·이이형 ·이상도
계명대학교 의과대학 신경과학교실
"A Case of Recurrent Bickerstaff ’s Brainstem Encephalitis with an Overlap of Guillain-Barre Syndrome"
Bong-Gu Kang, M.D.
Department of Neurology, Keimyung University School of Medicine
Abstract
"Bickerstaff ’s brainstem encephalitis (BBE) is characterized by acute ophthalmoplegia and ataxia. Some patients with BBE show mental changes, pyramidal signs and sensory disturbance. A forty-three year old woman was diagnosed as BBE in 1996. In 2000, she admitted again with complaints of ataxia and ophthalmoplegia. She was diagnosed as recur-rent BBE and an overlap of Guillain-Barre syndrome (GBS). This is the first case of an overlap of BBE and GBS, as well as BBE in Korea.Key Word : Bickerstaff s brainstem encephalitis, Guillain-Barre syndrome"