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September 1988

Lid Lag in Guillain-Barré-Strohl Syndrome

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Ophthalmology, University of Antwerp (Belgium).

Arch Neurol. 1988;45(9):1046-1047. doi:10.1001/archneur.1988.00520330142024

• Apparent sustained lid lag appears to be a peculiar neuro-ophthalmologic finding in Guillain-Barré-Strohl syndrome. We propose that the sign occurs with peripheral facial paralysis and it results after attempted forced lid closure, rather than being of central origin.

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