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Miller-Fisher syndrome

Disease definition

Miller-Fisher syndrome (MFS) is a rare cranial nerve variant of Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS; see this term).


  • Synonym(s):
    • Cranial variant of GBS
    • Cranial variant of Guillain-Barré syndrome
    • Fisher syndrome
  • Prevalence: 1-9 / 1 000 000
  • Inheritance: Multigenic/multifactorial or Not applicable 
  • Age of onset: All ages
  • ICD-10: G61.0
  • OMIM: -
  • UMLS: C0393799
  • MeSH: D019846
  • GARD: 3668
  • MedDRA: 10049567

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