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Table 2 Selected clinical characteristics of cases with Guillain-Barré syndrome, Iraq, 1997-2011

From: Guillain-Barré syndrome as a cause of acute flaccid paralysis in Iraqi children: a result of 15 years of nation-wide study

Features Cases (%)
Fever at the onset of paralysis 2449 (93.8)
Yes 1358 (55.4)
No 1091 (44.5)
Progression to the maximum paralysis within 4 days of onset 2523 (96.6)
Yes 2450 (97.1)
No 73 (2.9)
Residual paralysis at least 60 days from onset 2343 (89.7)
Yes 619 (26.4)
No 1724 (73.6)
Survival at least 60 days from onset 2461 (94.2)
Alive 2343 (95.2)
Dead 118 (4.8)