Medical Dictionary: Ascending paralysis

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Ascending paralysis: Another name for Guillain-Barre Syndrome.
Ascending paralysis (condition): Rare autoimmune disorder destroying nerve function lead to weakness and paralysis.

Ascending paralysis: Guillain-Barré (ghee-yan bah-ray) syndrome is a disorder in which the body's immune system attacks part of the peripheral nervous system. 1

More information on medical condition: Guillain-Barre Syndrome:

1. excerpt from NINDS Guillain-Barre Syndrome Information Page: NINDS

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