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CASE REPORT
Year : 2019  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 100-103

Oropharyngeal recovery in a patient with the pharyngeal cervical brachial variant of Guillain–Barré syndrome


Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Matthew Rong Jie Tay
Tan Tock Seng Rehabilitation Centre, 17 Ang Mo Kio Avenue 9, 569776
Singapore
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DOI: 10.4103/jisprm.jisprm_46_19

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Patients with the rare pharyngeal cervical brachial variant of Guillain–Barré Syndrome present with a sudden and progressive onset in weakness of the pharyngeal, cervical, and brachial muscles, but usually make a rapid recovery. However, in a patient with delayed oropharyngeal recovery, early identification of poor clinical and electrophysiological prognostic factors can guide rehabilitation planning to optimize functional outcomes.


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