Acta Scientific Paediatrics (ISSN: 2581-883X)

Research Article Volume 4 Issue 12

Peripheral Neuropathies: State of the Art on Modern Use of Electrodiagnostic Examination in Guillain-Barrè Syndrome and Rehabilitative Implications in Children

Piero Pavone1, Giuseppe Costanza2, Giovanni Cacciaguerra2*, Francesco Pizzo2, Maria Grazia Pappalardo2, Silvia Marino3, Rita Chiaramonte4 and Michele Vecchio4

1Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University Hospital “Policlinico-San Marco”, Italy
2Postgraduate Training Program in Pediatrics, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Catania, Italy
3Unit of Pediatrics and Pediatric Emergency, AOU “Policlinico”, PO “San Marco”, University of Catania, Italy
4Department of Biomedical and Biotechnological Sciences, Section of Pharmacology, University of Catania, Italy

*Corresponding Author: Giovanni Cacciaguerra, Postgraduate Training Program in Pediatrics, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Catania, Italy.

Received: October 08, 2021; Published: November 15, 2021

Abstract

Introduction: Guillain-Barré syndrome is an immune-mediated segmentary peripheral polyneuropathy The different variants depend on the physio-pathogenic involved mechanism (predominantly demyelinating, the type of nerve damaged (predominantly motor) the antibody associations (IgM and IgG GM1, GD1a, GD1b, GQ1b, GT1b, LM1) Electrodiagnostic examination (EDX) can distinguish the type of involvement of the peripheral nerves, and the secondary compromise of the muscles.

Objective: The purpose of this review is to analyze the literature of the last 10 years about the most current descriptive and diagnostic applications of EDX in children, useful also to project rehabilitative program and to monitor the prognosis in pediatric patients.

Keywords: Electrodiagnosis; Guillain-Barre Syndrome; Peripheral Nervous System Diseases; Polyradiculoneuropathy

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Citation

Citation: Giovanni Cacciaguerra., et al. “ Peripheral Neuropathies: State of the Art on Modern Use of Electrodiagnostic Examination in Guillain-Barrè Syndrome and Rehabilitative Implications in Children”. Acta Scientific Paediatrics 4.12 (2021): 03-08.

Copyright

Copyright: © 2021 Giovanni Cacciaguerra., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.




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