A Rare Form of Guillan Barre Syndrome: A Child Diagnosed with Anti-GD1a and Anti-GD1b Positive Pharyngeal-Cervical-Brachial Variant

Uysalol M., Tatli B., Uzel N., Citak A., Aygun E., Kayaoglu S.

BALKAN MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.30, no.3, pp.337-341, 2013 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Editorial Material
  • Volume: 30 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/balkanmedj.2013.8334
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.337-341
  • Keywords: Guillain-Barre syndrome, pharyngeal-cervical-brachial variant, ganglioside antibodies, children, emergency department
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes


Background: Pharyngeal-cervical-brachial (PCB) variant is a rare form of Guillan-Barre Syndrome (GBS). Antibodies against other membrane proteins like GM1b and GD1a have been found only in a small number of patients with Guillan Barre syndrome variant.