Flashcards in Peripheral Nerve Diseases Deck (13):
Guillain-Barré Syndrome pathogenesis
usually follows viral illness, inflammatory disease causing demyelination
Guillain-Barré Syndrome description
acute ascending paralysis
usually resolves via remyelination
Guillain-Barré CSF findings
Type of bacterium causing leprosy
How does the body kill the leprosy mycobacterium?
less severe, more localized with good granuloma formation
very severe, may lead to autoamputation due to repeated infections and abnormal healing
What viral disease may lead to multinucleated giant macrophage cell?
herpes zoster (or other herpes variants)
Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease: how common?
most common hereditary neurological disease: autosomal dominant (?)
repeated demyelination and remyelination
First clinical sign of Charcot-Marie-Tooth