Published: 2017-07-20

Miller Fisher Syndrome: a case report

Shubhransu Patro, Vipin S., Pankaj K. Khora, Payod K. Jena


Miller Fisher Syndrome (MFS) is an uncommon variant of Guillain Barre syndrome (GBS). It is largely a clinical diagnosis based on the cardinal clinical features of ophthalmoplegia, ataxia and areflexia. The following case report is that of a patient who presented with an acute history of reeling of head, difficulty in opening the eyelids and swaying while walking, on clinical examination revealed the above-mentioned cardinal features and on investigation showed positive serum anti GQ1b antibody titer. The patient started recovering with conservative management and was discharged in the recovery phase.


Areflexia, Anti GQ1b antibody, Ataxia, GBS, MFS, Ophthalmoplegia

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