Case description
In December 2016, a 69-year-old man with a history of hypertension, hypercholesterolaemia and knee operations developed an erythematous pruritic rash on his trunk, cold shivers and swollen hands and feet with paraesthesias and numbness while on holiday in Curaçao. Eight days later he developed pain in his right leg and back, provoked by walking and stretching. This pain slowly increased over the next 5 weeks to the point that it became difficult to walk. [...]

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Keywords guillain-barre syndrome, neuroimmunology, neuromuscular, neurovirology, peripheral neuropathology
Persistent URL dx.doi.org/10.1136/jnnp-2017-317346, hdl.handle.net/1765/109085
Journal Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry: an international peer-reviewed journal for health professionals and researchers in all areas of neurology and neurosurgery
Citation
Leonhard, S.E, Munts, A.G, Eijck, A.A, & Jacobs, B.C. (2017). Acute-onset chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy after Zika virus infection. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry: an international peer-reviewed journal for health professionals and researchers in all areas of neurology and neurosurgery. doi:10.1136/jnnp-2017-317346