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Multiple cranial neuropathy associated with herpes simplex virus infection and anti-GM2 immunoglobulin M antibodies

Diego Santos García, M Llaneza, M Macias, R de la Fuente-Fernández
Journal of Clinical Neuromuscular Disease 2009, 10 (4): 199-201
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Antiganglioside antibodies can appear after several acute infections and are often associated with various clinical patterns of Guillain-Barré syndrome. Thus, for example, cytomegalovirus infection has been associated with anti-GM2 antibodies and Guillain-Barré syndrome variants with severe sensory loss and cranial nerve involvement. We report on a patient who developed multiple cranial neuropathy associated with herpes simplex virus infection and anti-GM2 immunoglobulin M antibodies.

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