Guillain-Barré syndrome after herpes zoster infection: a report of 2 cases

Eur Neurol. 1993;33(2):156-8. doi: 10.1159/000116924.


We report 2 patients with Guillain-Barré syndrome following infection with the varicella-zoster virus. Evidence from neurophysiological studies is provided and the literature is reviewed on the association between these conditions.

Publication types

  • Case Reports
  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Aged
  • Herpes Zoster / complications*
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Polyradiculoneuropathy / etiology*