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Chikungunya Virus Is A Mosquito-borne Alpha Virus Which Occasionally Causes Neurologic Complications Including Guillain-barre Syndrome, Myelitis, Myopathies And Encephalitis. Pakistan Experienced Its First Chikungunya Outbreak In The Metropolis Of Karachi Officially Confirmed By World Health Organization In December 2016. During This Outbreak, Over 30,000 People Have Been Reported To Be Infected In Different Parts Of Karachi. We Report Four Cases Of Chikungunya Virus Infection Associated Guillain-barre Syndrome Having An Atypical Clinical Presentation And Variable Outcome. Each Case Presented As A Different Variant Of Gbs Including Acute Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy, Acute Motor And Sensory Axonal Neuropathy And Pharyngeal-cervical-brachial.

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