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Guillain barre syndrome--what is the reason you get it?

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Dr. Asaf Presente
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care

In brief: Autoimmune

Our best understanding is that the body's immune system reacts against a new antigen (usually after a viral infection but this isn't always possible to identify).
The newly primed immune system then inappropriately attack's the body's nervous system leading to the syndrome.

In brief: Autoimmune

Our best understanding is that the body's immune system reacts against a new antigen (usually after a viral infection but this isn't always possible to identify).
The newly primed immune system then inappropriately attack's the body's nervous system leading to the syndrome.
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