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Exophthalmos in the Guillain-Barré syndrome. An unusual presentation
  1. Grahame Boddie,
  2. Michael A. Sambrook,
  3. Peter D. Mohr

    Abstract

    Papilloedema, multiple cranial nerve palsies, and autonomic nervous system dysfunction have become increasingly well recognized as occurring in the Guillain-Barré syndrome. Such a patient was recently encountered in whom the additional presenting feature of severe bilateral exophthalmos led to delay in reaching the correct diagnosis. Because of this delay and ensuing respiratory complications, permanent visual failure secondary to papilloedema occurred.

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