Journal of Liver: Disease & TransplantationISSN: 2325-9612

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Research Article, J Liver Dis Transplant Vol: 4 Issue: 1

HEV Related Guillian-Barre' Syndrome: A Case Report

Harshal Rajekar*
Consultant Hepatobiliary, GI and Transplant Surgeon, Centre for Liver and Pancreatic Diseases, Ruby Hall Clinic, Pune, India
Corresponding author : Dr. Harshal Rajekar, MS MRCS DNB
Consultant, HPB and Transplant Surgery, 1st Floor, Cancer building, Ruby hall Clinic, 40, Sassoon Road, Pune, 411001, India
Tel: +91 (020) 66455194, +91 992 307 8668; Fax: +91 (020) 66455563
Received: September 04, 2014 Accepted: December 05, 2014 Published: December 10, 2014
Citation: Rajekar H (2015) HEV Related Guillian-Barre’ Syndrome: A Case Report. J Liver: Dis Transplant 4:1. doi:10.4172/2325-9612.1000126


HEV Related Guillian-Barre' Syndrome: A Case Report

HEV virus has been known to be a cause of fulminant hepatitis. Recently it has been suggested that HEV may have extra-hepatic manifestations, especially neurological, of which has been an AIDP (Acute Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy) like syndrome i.e., Guillian Barre syndrome has been reported. A 19 year old male patient was admitted with fulminant hepatic failure with hepatic encephalopathy. The patient was electively intubated and treated for fulminant liver failure. As the patients encephalopathy improved, an ascending motor weakness that resolved over the next 3 weeks.

Keywords: Hepatitis E; Guillian Barrea syndrome; Neurological manifestations

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