Is long-term follow-up indicated for 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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Although follow-up studies generally have assessed patients 6-12 months after onset of GBS, some studies have reported continued improvements in strength even beyond 2 years. With prolonged recovery possible, GBS patients with continued neurologic deficits may benefit from ongoing physical therapy and conditioning programs.

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