Caso clínico: El síndrome de Miller Fisher (SMF) es la variante más frecuente del síndrome de Guillain Barré. Se caracteriza por la tríada. Miller Fisher syndrome is a rare, acquired nerve disease that is considered to be a variant of Guillain-Barré Síndrome de Guillain-Barré. El síndrome de Fisher es una parálisis poco frecuente, en general causada por inflamación autoinmune de los nervios después de una.


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A, Honolulu, HI ; E-mail: It is largely a clinical diagnosis based on the cardinal clinical features of ataxia, areflexia, and sindrome de miller fisher, however, other neurological signs and symptoms may also be present.

Serological confirmation with the anti-GQ1b antibody is available and allows for greater diagnostic certainty in the face of confounding symptoms.

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A self-limiting course is typical of MFS. The following case report is that of a patient who presented with generalized weakness, somatic pain, inability to walk, and diplopia following an upper respiratory illness. The patient exhibited the classic triad of ataxia, areflexia, and opthalmoplegia characteristic of MFS, but also had less sindrome de miller fisher signs and symptoms making for a more challenging diagnostic workup.

Introduction The triad of ataxia, areflexia, and opthalmoplegia was first described by James Collier in Campylobacter jejuni and Haemophilus influenza sindrome de miller fisher been the most commonly implicated pathogens; however, multiple others are also associated, including Mycoplasma pneumonia, and cytomegalovirus.

Upper respiratory infection is the most commonly described prodromic entity, followed by gastrointestinal illness.

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Other abnormalities reported, albeit less sindrome de miller fisher, were limb dysethesia; blepharoptosis; face, bulbar, and pupillary palsies; mild sindrome de miller fisher 4 motor weakness; and mictruition disturbance. Although self-limiting disease course is expected, disease modifying treatment options for MFS are no different than for GBS and include intravenous immune globulin IVIG and plasmapheresis.

Benefits of treatment are not as clear in MFS, but a rationale for treatment is to encourage faster resolution of symptoms and perhaps decreased likelihood of complications. Familiarity with this rare syndrome will clue the clinician to consider MFS in patients presenting with areflexia, ataxia, and ophthalmic symptoms.

Case Report A year-old part-Hawaiian man presented to the emergency department ED with a principal complaint of generalized weakness. An emergency medical sindrome de miller fisher unit had been summoned to the patient's home; upon arrival he was found lying on the couch, weak, and unable to ambulate.

Recent history revealed that he had been to the ED earlier that day and was able to ambulate with some difficulty at that time. He had also been to another ED twice in the preceding three days. During those visits he had complained of myalgias, weakness, and malaise.

Further history revealed that sindrome de miller fisher patient sindrome de miller fisher been feeling ill with a tactile fever, sore throat, cough, and a runny nose three days prior to the onset of the presenting symptoms.

The patient had not received a current influenza vaccination; however, he tested negative for rapid influenza A and B.

Therefore, based on clinical evaluations, he was diagnosed with a viral syndrome and treated with analgesics and intravenous fluids.

A neurological consultation was conducted in the ED. The patient's additional complaints included diplopia that had started three days prior followed by a discomforting stiffness in his back, numbness in his mouth, and loss sindrome de miller fisher taste.

He then developed weakness sindrome de miller fisher his arms, followed by his legs, and generalized achiness with movement. By the time of the evaluation he had progressed to generalized weakness and an inability to walk.

The patient's past medical, surgical, and family histories were largely non-contributory.

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He was residing in a group home and was a recovering methamphetamine and marijuana user with last use being 2—3 years prior to presentation. He worked in a restaurant kitchen.


Upon physical examination his vital signs were in the normal range.