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41 Possible Causes for Agent Orange, Guillain-Barré Syndrome

  • Peripheral Neuropathy

    syndrome.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] View more research on health effects of Agent Orange .[publichealth.va.gov] We also include a separate category of complex inherited relapsing neuropathy syndromes, some of which may mimic Guillain-Barré syndrome, as many will have a metabolic aetiology[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hodgkin's Disease

    View more research on health effects of Agent Orange .[publichealth.va.gov] Hodgkin's Disease and Agent Orange Veterans who develop Hodgkin's disease (also called Hodgkin's lymphoma) and were exposed to Agent Orange or other herbicides during military[publichealth.va.gov] Veterans who served in Vietnam, the Korean demilitarized zone or another area where Agent Orange was sprayed may be eligible for a free Agent Orange registry health exam .[publichealth.va.gov]

  • Neuropathy

    Unfortunately, none of these tests can diagnose Guillain-Barré syndrome.[medbroadcast.com] View more research on health effects of Agent Orange .[publichealth.va.gov] There are many types of neuropathy (also known as peripheral neuropathy), including diabetic neuropathy, carpal tunnel syndrome and Guillain-Barré syndrome.[rush.edu]

  • Paraneoplastic Syndrome

    Guillain-Barré syndrome , another ascending peripheral neuropathy, is a rare finding in the general population and probably more common in patients with Hodgkin lymphoma.[merckmanuals.com] He was stationed in Vietnam for 15 months and reports probable exposure to Agent Orange during that time.[healio.com] Although the frequency of cancer in patients with Guillain-Barré syndrome is not increased, the association between this neuropathy and HL is well established. 92 Patients[bloodjournal.org]

  • Porphyria

    An initial diagnosis of Guillain-Barré syndrome led to administration of intravenous immunoglobulins in two patients.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] View more research on health effects of Agent Orange .[publichealth.va.gov] As a differential diagnosis of Guillain Barré syndrome, acute porphyria was then considered and ultimately proved to be the diagnosis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

    View more research on health effects of Agent Orange .[publichealth.va.gov] Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma and Agent Orange VA presumes non-Hodgkin's lymphoma is related to a Veteran's: Exposure to Agent Orange or other herbicides during military service[publichealth.va.gov] Veterans who served in Vietnam, the Korean demilitarized zone or another area where Agent Orange was sprayed may be eligible for a free Agent Orange registry health exam .[publichealth.va.gov]

  • Cytomegalovirus

    Complications of infection are uncommon in immunocompetent hosts but include: Guillain-Barré syndrome. Meningoencephalitis. Pericarditis. Myocarditis. Thrombocytopenia.[patient.info] Orange during the Vietnam War , The Journal of Dermatology , 40 , 8 , (606-612) , (2013) .[doi.org] Geskin , Role of infectious agents in cutaneous T-cell lymphoma: Facts and controversies , Clinics in Dermatology , 31 , 4 , (423) , (2013) .[doi.org]

  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

    Vedeler , Fatigue, pain and muscle weakness are frequent after Guillain-Barré syndrome and poliomyelitis , Journal of Neurology , 10.1007/s00415-009-0018-z , 256 , 3 , (349[doi.org] In one case, the patient’s husband was involved in the manufacture of Agent Orange.[chronicfatiguesyndrome.net.au] “Prepandemic” immunization for novel influenza viruses, “swine flu” vaccine, GuillainBarré syndrome, and the detection of rare severe adverse events.[dx.doi.org]

  • Fibromyalgia

    Incidence of Guillain-Barré Syndrome Cases Is Low After 2009 H1N1 Vaccine Nizar Souayah, MD, New Jersey Medical School, Newark, N.J.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Two of those studies were excluded in this review update: one postherpetic neuralgia (PHN) study because it was open ( Dallocchio 2000 ), and one in Guillain Barré syndrome[dx.doi.org] P T . 2010 Jun; 35(6): 334–336. 62nd Annual Meeting American Academy of Neurology Guillain-Barré Syndrome, Fibromyalgia, and Dystonias Among key presentations at this year[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Peripheral Motor Neuropathy

    Neuropathies with a relapsing and remitting course include Guillain-Barré syndrome.[aafp.org] Orange exposure.[neuropathysupportnetwork.org] (Guillain-Barré Syndrome) Treatment Options (see Table I ). Table I. Treatment Options for Neuropathic Pain B.[clinicaladvisor.com]

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