Is immunotherapy effective in children with Guillain-Barre syndrome (GBS)?

Updated: May 04, 2018
  • Author: Michael T Andary, MD, MS; Chief Editor: Milton J Klein, DO, MBA  more...
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Immunotherapy for children with GBS has not been rigorously studied with randomized, well-controlled studies, but it is a standard aspect of treatment in this age group. [126, 129] Immunotherapy for pregnant women has not been studied, and safety for use during pregnancy has not been established.


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