Q1. Which division of the nervous system may be involved in Guillain-Barre syndrome?
Q2. Do you think that the paralysis found in the Chinese children affect both sensory and somatic motor neurons? Why or why not?
Q3. In Guillain-Barre syndrome, what would you expect the results of a nerve conduction test to be?
Q4. Is the paralytic illness that affected the Chinese children a demyelinating condition? Why or why not?
Q5. Do the results of Dr. McKhann’s investigation and autopsy suggest that the Chinese children had Guillain-Barre syndrome? Why or why not?
Q6. Based on information provided and your study materials, can you name another disease that alters synaptic transmission?