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Case Reports in Orthopedics
Volume 2018, Article ID 2384969, 4 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2018/2384969
Case Report

A Rare Axonal Variant of Guillain-Barré Syndrome following Elective Spinal Surgery

1Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine at Florida Atlantic University, 777 Glades Road, Boca Raton, FL 33431, USA
2Long Island Spine Specialists PC, 763 Larkfield Road, Commack NY 11725, USA
3St. Catherine of Sienna Medical Center, 50 New York 25A, Smithtown, NY 11787, USA

Correspondence should be addressed to Jessica R. Dowling; ude.uaf.htlaeh@5102jgnilwod

Received 8 June 2018; Revised 2 July 2018; Accepted 1 August 2018; Published 7 August 2018

Academic Editor: Koichi Sairyo

Copyright © 2018 Jessica R. Dowling and Thomas J. Dowling Jr. 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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