• We report a 4½-month-old female infant with subacute onset of hypotonia. Symmetrical weakness, association with a viral illness, high CSF protein level, diminished nerve conduction velocities, and a prompt recovery were compatible with the diagnosis of Guillain-Barré syndrome. The possibility that this disorder may occur in young infants with weakness should be considered.
(Am J Dis Child 131:699-700, 1977)
Carroll JE, Jedziniak M, Guggenheim MA. Guillain—Barré SyndromeAnother Cause of the "Floppy Infant". Am J Dis Child. 1977;131(6):699–700. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1977.02120190093022