The occurrence of Guillain-Barré syndrome within families (multiple letters)

Isabelle Korn-Lubetzki, Israel Steiner, Karin Geleijns, Bart C. Jacobs, Pieter A. Van Doorn

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Abstract

We thank Drs. Korn-Lubetzki and Steiner for their interest in our article. They concluded that the 17p12 deletion responsible for HNPP was also present in a family in which three members had an IDP. Two members fulfilled the criteria for CIDP and the other for AIDP.
This finding may indicate that CIDP and this deletion may also be present in our recently reported Dutch families in which two or more members had GBS. [...]
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1665-1666
Number of pages2
JournalNeurology
Volume64
Issue number9
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 10 May 2005

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