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Table 1 Epidemiological data of GBS patients

From: Guillain-Barré Syndrome: Natural history and prognostic factors: a retrospective review of 106 cases

  Number of cases (%)
Gender   
   Male 55 51.9
   Female 51 48,1
Age (years)   
   <15 15 14.2
   16-34 24 22.6
   35-54 28 26.4
   >55 39 36.8
Antecedent events   
   Upper respiratory infection 40 37.7
   Gastrointestinal infection 29 27.4
   Vacunation 2 1.9
   Others 3 2.8
   None 32 30.2
Season   
   Winter 43 40.6
   Spring 20 18.9
   Summer 21 19.8
   Autumn 22 20.8
Motor deficit   
   Mild (MRC 31–40) 60 56.6
   Moderate (MRC 11–30) 43 40.6
   Severe (MRC 0–10) 3 2.8
Cranial nerve involvement 37 35.5
   Facial palsy uni/bilateral 27 25.5
   MOE 14 13.2
   Bulbar nerves 4 3.8
Ataxia 8 7,5
Other symptoms   
   Sensory deficit 31 29.2
   Pain 33 31.1
   SNA 9 8.5
   SIADH 7 6.6
Respiratory distress 18 17
GBS disability score   
   Minor signs or symptoms 12 11.3
   Walk without support 41 38.7
   Walk with support 16 15,1
   Bedridden or chair bound 19 17.9
   Ventilated 18 17
Death attributed to SGB 2 1.9