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Guillain-Barré Syndrome (GBS)

What is GBS?

Guillain-Barré Syndrome (GBS; pronounced: ghee-YAN bah-RAY) is a rare autoimmune disorder in which your body’s immune system attacks healthy nerve cells. It causes muscle weakness, loss of reflexes, and numbness or tingling in your arms, legs, face, and other parts of your body.

Resources for you

Deutsche GBS und CIDP Initiative e.V. National association supporting affected individuals and families living with GBS, CIDP and related syndromes.  Website (in German)
GBS/CIDP Foundation International International non-profit organization supporting patients and families living with GBS, CIDP or related syndromes.