Author(s): Talwar V, Mehndiratta N, Verma PK
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Abstract Barium poisoning is an important cause of areflexic quadriplegia associated with hypokalemia. Presenting features may mimic Guillain-Barre syndrome. A high index of suspicion of barium poisoning in two patients who presented with features resembling Guillain-Barre syndrome, led to timely management and early recovery in both the cases.
This article was published in J Assoc Physicians India
and referenced in Journal of Anesthesia & Clinical Research