Are sensory changes common in Guillain-Barre syndrome (GBS)?

Updated: Jul 14, 2021
  • Author: Michael T Andary, MD, MS; Chief Editor: Milton J Klein, DO, MBA  more...
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Despite frequent complaints of paresthesias, objective sensory changes are minimal. A well-demarcated sensory level should not be observed in patients with GBS; such a finding calls the diagnosis of GBS into question.

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