Hyperreflexic Guillian-Barre Syndrome: A Rare Case Report and a Brief of Literature
Guillian-Barre syndrome (GBS) is a common cause of acute peripheral neuropathy and is characterized by
hyporeflexia and areflexia. Hyperreflexia has been rarely reported with acute motor axonal neuropathy. A 65 year old female
known case of hypertension with type 2 Diabetes Mellitus, presented with asymmetrica weakness of upper and lower limb
and slurring of speech.Weakness progressed in the hospital with involvement of multiple cranial nerves, preserved deep
tendon jerks with extensor plantar, and normal abdominal reflexes. She was treaed with IV Immunoglobulin and IV
Methylprednisolone. She was able to walk with support with normal voice and the time of discharge. This case reports
heighlights hyperreflexic Guillain-
Barre Syndrome-A rare presentation.
Keywords- Guillain-Barre syndrome ( GBS ) , Quadriparesis, Hyperreflexia, Acute motor axonal neuropathy ( AMAN ).