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Case Reports in Obstetrics and GynecologyVolume 2012 2012, Article ID 323625, 2 pages

Case ReportDepartment of Obstetrics, Paulista School of Medicine, Federal University of São Paulo UNIFESP, Alameda das Boninas, 299 Apartamento 112, Vila Mariana, 05303-000 São Paulo, SP, Brazil

Received 17 September 2012; Accepted 14 November 2012

Academic Editors: E. F. C. Murta, E. C. Nwosu, O. Oyesanya, and E. Vaisbuch

Copyright © 2012 Felipe Favorette Campanharo et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Abstract

Guillain-Barré syndrome is a rare neurological disease of progressive installation, usually following a previous acute infectious state, has a rare incidence, especially in pregnancy, and can induce major complications and high mortality risk. Its occurrence, after immunization to influenza during the last trimester pregnancy, has not been reported before. We presented a case of a 36-year-old pregnant woman that was immunized to H1N1 in the last trimester; 10 days later she developed shoulder and lumbar spine-s pain, limbs weakness and facial paralysis with unfavorable clinical evolution and was submitted to intensive therapy care. We described clinical and obstetrical approach, pointing out peculiarities involved in this pathology in pregnancy.





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