Guillain-Barré Syndrome Associated with SARS-CoV-2 Infection: A Case Report


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Published: 31 August 2021
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  • Mohammad Darvishi Aerospace and Sub-Aquatic Medical Faculty, Aja University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran, Islamic Republic of.
  • Hamze Shahali Aerospace and Sub-Aquatic Medical Faculty, Aja University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran, Islamic Republic of.
  • Azade Amirabadi Farahani Department of Medical Pathology, Medical Faculty, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran, Islamic Republic of.

A 56-year-old man was referred to the emergency department for the subacute onset of and weakness in the lower extremities, paraesthesia and pain. He was diagnosed with SARS-CoV-2 pneumonia and then, he received the necessary treatment according to national protocol. Radiographic, laboratory, and electroneurographic findings indicated an acute polyradiculoneuritis with prominent demyelination and suggesting the diagnosis of Guillain-Barr syndrome associated with COVID-19 infection.


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