Headache in guillain-barre syndrome.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Severe headache in Guillain-Barre syndrome is rare. We report the management of a young patient with Guillain-Barre syndrome who suffered severe headache, which was not relieved by conventional analgesics. There was evidence of raised intracranial pressure. Insertion of lumbar drain and drainage of cerebrospinal fluid relieved her headache.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Pyati, S; Razis, PA; Desai, P

Published Date

  • October 2004

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 16 / 4

Start / End Page

  • 294 - 295

PubMed ID

  • 15557834

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0898-4921

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/00008506-200410000-00007


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States