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Gullian Barre Syndrome – Post-infectious demyelinating polyneuropathy

Gullian Barre Syndrome – Post-infectious demyelinating polyneuropathy

Definition
Guillain-Barre syndrome is a postinfectious polyneuropathy involving mainly motor but sometimes also sensory and autonomic nerves. Guillain-Barré syndrome is an acute demyelinating disorder of the peripheral nervous system that results from an aberrant immune response directed at peripheral nervesThe pathogenesis of GBS is believed to be an abnormal immune response to an antecedent event, most commonly an infection. (Nelson Textbook of …

Anencephaly : A severe Birth defect

Anencephaly : A severe Birth defect

Anencephaly- Clinical features, pregnancy diagnosis, prevention and treatment.

Spina Bifida and anencephaly are most common Neural Tube Defect ( NTD) followed by encephalocele.  Anencephaly is a severe form of NTD, with 100% mortality. The baby is either born dead or is unfit for survival.
Anencephaly is a congenital birth defect (from the Latin congenitus, “born with”)
Incidence Of Anencephaly: …

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