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Volume 91, Issue 6
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645

Abstract

Abstract.

Neurobrucellosis is relatively uncommon. In a prospective study of 530 patients with brucellosis, neurologic involvement was reported in only 1.7% of the patients. Unlike , the commonest infection implicated in Guillain–Barré syndrome, there are very few reports in the literature of Guillain–Barré syndrome in association with brucellosis. Out of 1,028 cases of brucellosis, polyneuritis was reported in only 2 out of 58 patients with neurological involvement.

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  • Received : 15 Jun 2014
  • Accepted : 19 Aug 2014

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