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Both patients presented with an ascending paralysis typically described with clinical GBS.
Guillain-Barre syndrome, also known as acute inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy, acute idiopathic polyneuritis, and Landry's ascending paralysis, is a rare neuromuscular disorder characterized by an acute, ascending neuropathy.
Three weeks later he presented with rapid ascending paralysis and neuromuscular respiratory failure leading to intubation.