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Albumino-cytologic dissociation occurs in cases of: (LQ)



A Guillain Barre syndrome

B TB meningitis

C Motor neuron disease

D Demyelinating disorder

Ans. A Guillain Barre Syndrome (Ref Robbins $e p7262, Ha/7isorr TT/e p2667)

ln patients with Guillanin Barre syndrome, there is elevation of the CSF protein due to inflammation and altered permeability of the microcirculation within the spinal roots as they traverse the subarachnoid space. Inflammatory cells ar. contained within the roots, however, and there is little to no CSF pleocytosis. This is termed as albumin-cytological disociation.

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