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Submitted: 10 February 2016 Modified: 10 February 2016
HERDIN Record #: R04A-DLSHSI-16021011185495

ACUTE MOTOR AXONAL NEUROPATHY (Variant of Guillain-Barre Syndrome).

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Objectives: to present a comprehensive history and detailed physical examination of a patient diagnosed as a case of Acute Motor Axonal Neuropathy, to be able to discuss its pathophysiology and management.Design: Case Report Setting: De La Salle University Medical Center, Dasmarinas Cavite Participant: F.E.M, 13 year old male with chief complaint of muscle weakness. He presented with acute onset of muscle weakness starting from lower extremities progressing to upper extremities accompanied with fine tremors.  Main outcome Measure: IVIg was initially contemplated but due to financial constraint IV Methylprednisolone therapy was given instead. Significant improvement was noted on day 3 of hospitalization. Result: On day three of hospitalization, patient had no signs of respiratory distress. Intensity of tremors and difficulty of walking was minimized, there was great improvement in motor strength after last and third course of IV Methylprednisolone.  Keywords: Guillain-Barre Syndrome, Acute Motor Axonal Neuropathy, IV Methylprednisolone success.

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Objectives: to present a comprehensive history and detailed physical examination of a patient diagnosed as a case of Acute Motor Axonal Neuropathy, to be able to discuss its pathophysiology and management

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