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-numbness/tingling in feet
-vibratory loss in fingers and toes
-weakness of hands
-areflexia
GBS (Guillain-Barre syndrome)
-numbness/tingling in feet
-vibratory loss in fingers and toes
-weakness of hands
-triggered by viral infxn
GBS (Guillain-Barre syndrome)
GBS
1. areflexia
2. sinus tachycardia
3. symm prox & distal wkness
4. sensory sx (pain, paresthesias)
5. sensory loss
what is MCCoD in GBS
respiratory failure
-Diarrhea
-11 days later, numbness in feet
-weak hands
-sinus tachy
-distal>prox quadraparesis
-hyporeflexia
GBS
what dz's are myelinopathies?
1. GBS (acute: onset in days-wks)
2. Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy (chronic course: Sx over 8 wks)
-nl muscle strength
-nl reflexes except absent Achilles reflex
-decreased light touch & pin prick sensation at level of both ankles
distal axonopathy (often d/t alcoholism)
symmetric tingling/burning in stocking-glove distribution
distal axonopathy
symmetrical prox & distal wkness
GBS
wk hands
high CSF with WBC<50
GBS
(high CSF with normal WBC (<50))
asymmetric distal weakness
vasculitic neuropathy
assymmetric sensory loss
vasculitis neuropathy
-symmetric weakness in hands & feet
-no burning, tingling
-decreased pinprick and vibration sense
Charcot Marie Tooth dz
pes cavus
=high foot arches

suggests Charcot Marie Tooth
asymmetric distal weakness w/sensory loss
vasculitic neuropathy