Het Guillain-Barré-syndroom na een Campylobacter jejuni-enteritis

L.F.M. Beenen en H.G. Scholten

Guillain-Barré-syndrome after a Campylobacter jejuni enteritis.

– A 7-year-old boy nine days before onset of a Guillain-Barré-syndrome had had enteritis caused by Campylobacter jejuni. The clinical signs were restricted to minor motor and sensory deficits in the limbs; 5 weeks after the onset of the syndrome, recovery was complete. So far, 16 cases of Guillain-Barré syndrome after a Campylobacter enteritis have been reported in the literature.