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Guillain-Barré syndrome associated with hepatitis A in a male homosexual
  1. A Dunk,
  2. W J Jenkins,
  3. S Sherlock
  1. Academic Department of Medicine, Royal Free Hospital School of Medicine, London


    A 48-year-old male homosexual developed the Guillain-Barré syndrome in association with acute hepatitis. The hepatitis A virus was almost certainly transmitted sexually. Since the incidence of viral hepatitis is high in active male homosexuals, they are particularly at risk of developing such complications.

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