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Guillain-Barré syndrome in three siblings less than 2 years old.
  1. G Bar-Joseph,
  2. A Etzioni,
  3. J Hemli,
  4. R Gershoni-Baruch
  1. Rambam Medical Center and Technion, Faculty of Medicine, Haifa, Israel.


    Three of five children who were born to consanguineous parents developed Guillain-Barré syndrome before they were 3 years old. The syndrome is rare in early childhood and we suggest that there may be a genetic element in the pathogenesis.

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