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is there a connection between guillain barre syndrome and lupus

A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Goldie
47 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Yes: The famous c miller fisher described facial paresis with ataxia and areflexia as a variant of guillain barre. This fisher variant is rare but well kn ... Read More

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Muscle weakness: This is a allergic/toxic reaction to the nervous system in response to an immunologic insult - most commonly a viral infection. The areas affected, u ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danielle Jones
7 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Very Good: Around 80% of people who contract guillain-barre will go on to make a full-recovery and live a normal life. About 10% will have some sort of long-term ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Lullove
18 years experience Podiatry
Affected nerves are:: Any peripheral sensory-motor branch of nerves that affect the anterior musculature of the leg and foot. Becuase gb causes upper motor nerve disruptio ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
No: no there is not.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Norman Chideckel
41 years experience Vascular Surgery
Probably: Any autoimmune can de associated.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Foster Carr
32 years experience General Practice
None reported yet: There is an association between hla b 75 and b 15 genes is Asian ethnic groups and steven-johnson syndrome but the celiac disease is associated with ... Read More
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Dr. Pierre Moeser
Specializes in Rheumatology
Not really: Both conditions are immune-mediated and inflammatory and thus can be treated with immunosuppressive medications. However, cidp and lupus erythematosus ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Considine
29 years experience Family Medicine
No: However one could certainly develop carpal tunnel synrome from overuse just as easily as one who does not have raynaud's.
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience Internal Medicine
Perhaps: As bith comditions might originate in the cingulate nucleus.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
32 years experience Neurology
Funny you mention it: When I was in training in Cleveland, one of our docs Dr. Thomas Chelimsky suspected there was a syndrome composed of GERD, IBS, POTS, and MIGRAINES. ... Read More
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Roman Bronfenbrener
8 years experience Dermatology
No: Neurofibromatosis is a genetic condition that affects patients from birth. Sarcoidosis is an acquired disease, albeit with some genetic predisposition ... Read More
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Lowe
16 years experience Pediatric Rheumatology
No difference: Sjogren's syndrome is sometimes referred to as sjogren's disease. Since it was first described as a group of signs and symptoms that suggested the pre ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Cunnar
26 years experience Family Medicine
Not sure: I know no relationship between autism, dysautonomia and gluten intolerance. I also know of no correlation with macrobacterium avium. Sorry i couldn' ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Smith
53 years experience Neurosurgery
Most likely not.: Lou gehrig's disease is formally known as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, a neurodegenerative disorder of unknown cause. Speculation exists that there ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
No: No there is not.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Goodrich
38 years experience Neurosurgery
Bell's palsy: I am not aware of the gws being related bell's palsy. Bell's palsy is most common related to an infection or inflammation around the nerve that contro ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Palpitations: There is no direct link between the syndrome and palpitations but it wouldn't be the least unusual for both to coexist in the same patient.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
49 years experience Internal Medicine
Could be, but: Details of rls, see my prior answer. Antidepressants may be associated with rls, but poor sleep state, fatigue, other sx of depression may also lead t ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Yes.: Symptoms can be similar, but nerve damage and plaques do not occur in the periphery or brain. No structural abnormalities have been found in patients ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Balminder Mangat
46 years experience Addiction Medicine
No: No.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Garner
15 years experience Cardiology
Not Usually: Unless there's a major developmental syndrome causing multiple abnormalities of the body (these are usually quite obvious) these two are pretty unlike ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
No: All of issues are unrelated. However, lupus patients are mor susceptible to infections and drug allergies.
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