Miller Fisher variant of Guillain Barre Syndrome: A Case Report

Authors

  • Radheshyam Saha Associate Professor & Head, Department of Neuromedicine, Faridpur Medical College, Faridpur.
  • Suranjit Kumar Saha Medical Officer, Department of Medicine, Faridpur Medical College & Hospital, Faridpur
  • Muhammad Nurul Islam Registrar, Department of Medicine, Faridpur Medical College & Hospital, Faridpur
  • Mohammad Rafiqul Kabir Assistant Registrar, Department of Neuromedicine, Faridpur Medical College & Hospital, Faridpur
  • Aniruddha Mondal Department of Physical Medicine, Faridpur Medical College & Hospital, Faridpur
  • Abdullah Al Mamun Assistant Registrar, Department of Medicine, Faridpur Medical College & Hospital, Faridpur
  • Aloke Kumar Saha Associate professor, Dept. of paediatrics, FMC, Faridpur

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3329/fmcj.v10i1.27926

Keywords:

Guillain-Barre Syndrome, Miller Fisher Syndrome, ophthalmoplegia, ataxia, areflexia

Abstract

Miller Fisher Syndrome (MFS) is characterized by acute onset of ophthalmoplegia, ataxia and loss of tendon reflexes with relative sparing of strength in the extremities and trunk. Our patient Mr. Akter Sheikh, 40 years male, non diabetic, non hypertensive, presented with generalized weakness and difficulty in walking for 7 days preceded by a history of respiratory tract infection. After clinical and CSF examination, he was diagnosed as a case of Miller-Fisher syndrome. With treatment he improved significantly.

Faridpur Med. Coll. J. Jan 2015;10(1): 44-45

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Author Biography

Radheshyam Saha, Associate Professor & Head, Department of Neuromedicine, Faridpur Medical College, Faridpur.



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Published

2016-05-30

How to Cite

Saha, R., Saha, S. K., Islam, M. N., Kabir, M. R., Mondal, A., Mamun, A. A., & Saha, A. K. (2016). Miller Fisher variant of Guillain Barre Syndrome: A Case Report. Faridpur Medical College Journal, 10(1), 44–45. https://doi.org/10.3329/fmcj.v10i1.27926

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