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Case Reports in Neurological Medicine
Volume 2015 (2015), Article ID 981439, 3 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/981439
Case Report

Eosinophilic Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis Presenting as Acute Polyneuropathy Mimicking Guillain-Barre Syndrome

1Servicio de Neurologia, Hospital Universitario “Dr. José E. González” y Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León, Madero y Gonzalitos, S/N, 64460 Monterrey, NL, Mexico
2Departamento de Medicina Interna, Hospital Universitario “Dr. José E. González” y Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León, Madero y Gonzalitos, S/N, 64460 Monterrey, NL, Mexico

Received 26 May 2015; Revised 13 June 2015; Accepted 15 June 2015

Academic Editor: Peter Berlit

Copyright © 2015 Carlos R. Camara-Lemarroy et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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