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Arquivos de Neuro-Psiquiatria

Print version ISSN 0004-282X

Arq. Neuro-Psiquiatr. vol.51 no.1 São Paulo Mar. 1993

http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0004-282X1993000100018 

Multirradiculopatia aguda: a propósito de 56 casos

 

Acute multiradiculopathy: report on 56 cases

 

 

José Airton Gondim LamenhaI; Abynadá de Siqueira LyroII

IDisciplina de Neurologia da Escola de Ciencias Médicas de Alagoas: Professor Auxiliar de Ensino
IIDisciplina de Neurologia da Escola de Ciencias Médicas de Alagoas: Professor Titular

 

 


RESUMO

O propósito deste estudo é discutir as características clínicas de 56 casos de síndrome de Guillain-Barré, assim como sua frequência e incidência, em período de 9 anos (1982-1991). A análise dos dados permite salientar a discussão de aspectos acerca de três tópicos principais: incidência da síndrome no semi-árido de Alagoas, sexo-idade, fatores de risco entre pessoas vivendo nessa região.

Palavras-chave: multirradiculopatia aguda, polirradiculoneurite, síndrome de Guillain-Barre, aspectos regionais (Alagoas).


SUMMARY

The purpose of this report is to discuss the clinical characteristics, frequency and incidence of 56 cases of the Guillain-Barré syndrome studied during a nine years period (1982-1991). Results are discussed and main topics pointed out are: incidence of the syndrome at the withered part of the State of Alagoas, sex-age, and long-term risk factors for people living in this region.

Key words: acute multiradiculoptathy, polyradiculoneuritis, Guillain-Barre syndrome, regional aspects.


 

 

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Aceite: 31-julho-1992.

 

 

Trabalho da Disciplina de Neurologia da Escola de Ciencias Médicas de Alagoas.
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