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AGUIRRE, BEATRIZ; CARRIZOSA, JAIME; MARTINEZ, DIANA P.  and  MONTOYA, JUAN GUILLERMO. PHYSIOPATHOLOGY OF AXONAL ACUTE GUILLAIN BARRÉ SYNDROME. Iatreia [online]. 2002, vol.15, n.2, pp.103-110. ISSN 0121-0793.

THE PHYSIOPATHOLOGY OF AXONAL acute Guillain Barré syndrome is described. Five aspects are considered, namely: 1) Etiologic agents emphasizing on Campylobacter jejuni. 2) Human genetic predisposition. 3) Molecular mimicry between lipopolysaccharides and gangliosides. 4) Mechanisms of action of antiganglioside antibodies and, 5) Pathologic findings.

Keywords : SÍNDROME DE GUILLAIN BARRÉ AXONAL; CAMPYLOBACTER JEJUNI; MIMETISMO MOLECULAR; ANTICUERPOS ANTIGANGLIÓSIDOS.

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