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Our understanding of the pivotal role the immune system plays in the pathogenesis of many diseases is continually expanding. Huge advances have been made in elucidating the complex immunologic background of several diseases, including Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, and asthma [1,2].
Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS) is an autoimmune disease of the peripheral nervous system with a typical presentation of acute paralysis and hyporeflexia. Intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIG) and plasma exchange (PLEX) are treatments that have proven to expedite recuperation and recovery of motor function.
Guillain–Barré syndrome–like–onset neurosarcoidosis positive for immunoglobulin G anti-N-acetylgalactosaminyl-GD1a antibody
Polyspecific antibodies without persisting antigen in multiple sclerosis, neurolupus and Guillain-Barré syndrome: immune network connectivity in chronic diseases This review connects the data for intrathecal polyspecific antibody synthesis in MS and neurolupus with observations in the blood of patients with Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS).