Which autonomic nervous system (ANS) symptoms may be present in Guillain-Barre syndrome (GBS)?

Updated: Apr 21, 2020
  • Author: Michael T Andary, MD, MS; Chief Editor: Milton J Klein, DO, MBA  more...
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Answer

Autonomic changes in GBS can include the following:

  • Tachycardia

  • Bradycardia

  • Facial flushing

  • Paroxysmal hypertension

  • Orthostatic hypotension

  • Anhidrosis and/or diaphoresis

  • Urinary retention


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