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Guillain-Barré syndrome mistaken for brain stem death.
  1. T. Hassan,
  2. C. Mumford
  1. Department of Neurology, Queen's Medical Centre, Nottingham, UK.


    A case of acute severe polyneuropathy in a previously healthy 45 year old male is presented. At the height of his illness the clinical picture was mistakenly interpreted as brain death. Spontaneous recovery occurred.

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