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Guillain-Barré Syndrome pathogenesis

usually follows viral illness, inflammatory disease causing demyelination

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Guillain-Barré Syndrome description

acute ascending paralysis

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Guillain-Barré prognosis

usually resolves via remyelination

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Guillain-Barré CSF findings

elevated proteins
no lymphocytes

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Type of bacterium causing leprosy

mycobacterium

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How does the body kill the leprosy mycobacterium?

forming granulomas

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Tuberculoid leprosy

less severe, more localized with good granuloma formation

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Lepromatous leprosy

very severe, may lead to autoamputation due to repeated infections and abnormal healing

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What viral disease may lead to multinucleated giant macrophage cell?

herpes zoster (or other herpes variants)

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Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease: how common?

most common hereditary neurological disease: autosomal dominant (?)

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Charcot-Marie-Tooth pathophysiology

repeated demyelination and remyelination

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First clinical sign of Charcot-Marie-Tooth

food drop

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Charcot-Marie-Tooth: pain and sensory

pain present
sensory not present