Case 11: Could This Be Guillain-Barré Syndrome?

Dana Cummings, MD, PhDPreceptor: Thomas Crawford, MD


February 22, 2002

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Differential Diagnosis

  • Discitis

  • Guillain-Barré syndrome

  • Toxic synovitis

  • Systemic malignancies (leukemia, neuroblastoma, bone tumor)

  • Occult trauma

  • Osteomyelitis

  • Rheumatic disease, such as juvenile rheumatoid arthritis


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