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How can gbs or guillaine barre syndrome cause a stroke/ cva?

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In brief: It doesn't

Guillain-barre is an acute immunological inflammatory disorder affecting predominantly the myelin coverings of the nerves, and is an ascending weakness and paralytic syndrome.
Stroke implies obstruction of blood vessels to brain or spinal cord. Gbs affects peripheral nervous system not directly brain or spinal cord;.

In brief: It doesn't

Guillain-barre is an acute immunological inflammatory disorder affecting predominantly the myelin coverings of the nerves, and is an ascending weakness and paralytic syndrome.
Stroke implies obstruction of blood vessels to brain or spinal cord. Gbs affects peripheral nervous system not directly brain or spinal cord;.
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