Guillain-Barre Syndrome (cont.)
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Diagnosis is based on a medical history and physical exam. The person will have weakness in their arms and legs. There may be weakness in muscles controlled by cranial nerves. The weakness progresses from the lower extremity to the trunk, upper extremity, and neck. The deep tendon reflexes may be diminished or absent.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 7/23/2014
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