Iranian Journal of Neurology 2017. 16(2):100-102.

Acute beriberi neuropathy mimicking Guillain-Barré syndrome after a strict vegetarian diet
Anis Riahi, Malek Mansour, Ines Bedoui, Hajer Derbali, Mariem Messelmani, Jamel Zaouali, Ridha Mrissa

Abstract


Acute beriberi neuropathy mimicking Guillain-Barré syndrome after a strict  vegetarian diet

Keywords


Thiamin; Deficiency; Beriberi; Polyneuropathies; Guillain-Barré Syndrome; Diet; Vegetarian

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