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Acute Motor Axonal Neuropathy

Names for this disease


Description

Acute motor axonal neuropathy
AMAN
Guillain-Barre Syndrome
Axonal GBS

AMAN presents with rapid onset of muscle weakness loss of reflexes.

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Prevalence

~4000 Cases in the US per year

Source: Orphanet

Typical Age of onset

Childhood - Age 3
Adult - 35

Symptoms

  • Numbness or tingling in your hands and feet and sometimes around the mouth and lips.
  • Muscle weakness in the legs and arms and the sides of the face. 
  • Trouble speaking, chewing, and swallowing.
  • Paralysis in eyes. 
  • Back pain.

Sources: WebMD

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