Bilateral claw hand: an uncommon presentation of regional Guillain-Barré syndrome.

Abstract:

:We present an uncommon case of a 38-year-old man presented with bilateral subacute weakness of intrinsic hand muscles, manifesting as bilateral claw-hand, without sensory deficits and absent tendon reflexes in upper arms. Nerve conduction studies showed findings consistent with demyelinating GBS. During the fourth day of hospitalization the patient presented symmetrical distal leg weakness and was treated with intravenous immunoglobulin.

journal_name

J Neurol Sci

authors

Tsivgoulis G,Tsakaldimi S,Vadikolias K,Mantatzis M,Katsanos AH,Heliopoulos I,Piperidou C

doi

10.1016/j.jns.2013.07.009

subject

Has Abstract

pub_date

2013-11-15 00:00:00

pages

24-5

issue

1-2

eissn

0022-510X

issn

1878-5883

pii

S0022-510X(13)00320-1

journal_volume

334

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