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A Child with SARS-CoV-2 Infection and Guillain-Barré Syndrome

Rajender Singh, Rakesh Sharma

Keywords : Child, COVID-19, Guillain-Barré syndrome, Infant

Citation Information : Singh R, Sharma R. A Child with SARS-CoV-2 Infection and Guillain-Barré Syndrome. Pediatr Inf Dis 2022; 4 (2):73-75.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10081-1348

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-06-2022

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2022; The Author(s).


Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS) is a common cause of acute weakness in children; in the majority of cases, a preceding infection can be identified. There is increasing evidence that coronaviruses can affect the central nervous system and present with varied neurological manifestations. The clinicians must be aware of the neuroinvasive properties of SARS-CoV-2 when caring for patients with COVID-19. We hereby report GBS in a toddler as a rare neurological manifestation of COVID-19.

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