AMAN

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AMANAcademia Militar das Agulhas Negras (Resende, São PauloBrazil)
AMANAliansi Masyarakat Adat Nusantara (Indonesian indigenous group)
AMANAcute Motor Axonal Neuropathy
AMANAsian Muslim Action Network (Bangkok, Thailand)
AMANAgaf Ha-Modi'in (Intelligence Corps of the Israeli Defense Force)
AMANArab Regional Resource Center on Violence Against Women
AMANAlliance of Mediterranean News Agencies
AMANAdvanced Modular Adaptive Network
AMANAmazon Manager (SpaceWare, Inc. software)
AMANAirman, Aircraft Structural Mechanic Striker (Naval rating)
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Macko et al., "Early nodal changes in the acute motor axonal neuropathy pattern of the Guillain-Barre syndrome," Journal of Neurocytology, vol.
Acute motor axonal neuropathy rabbit model: immune attack on nerve root axons.
(1996) Acute motor axonal neuropathy: an antibody-mediated attack on axolemma.
This pattern of findings in the context of this patient's illness was consistent with acute motor axonal neuropathy (AMAN).
It is now classified into a) acute inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy and b) acute motor axonal neuropathy (2-4).
ENMG results were recorded as acute inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy (AIDP), acute motor axonal neuropathy (AMAN), acute motor-sensory axonal neuropathy (AMSAN), or "unclassified" using specific criteria for demyelination and axonopathy (8).
The GBS subtypes identified were acute inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy (21.9%), acute motor axonal neuropathy (38.9%), acute motor sensory axonal neuropathy (35.6%) and fisher syndrome (3.6%).
Pharyngeal cervical brachial (PCB)variant of GBS represents a focal form of acute motor axonal neuropathy (AMAN).
Demographics, electrophysiological subtypes (for the cases with GBS) and Hughes grading's of the cases with demyelinating polyneuropathy treated with TPE Number of AIDP n=35 AMAN n=15 the patients F/M 16/19 8/7 Mean Age 52.5 [+ or -] 13.2 52.6 [+ or -] 21.1 Grade 0 0 0 Grade 1 0 0 Grade 2 0 0 Grade 3 13 4 Grade 4 14 7 Grade 5 8 4 Grade 6 0 0 Number of AMSAN n=10 CIDP n=4 the patients F/M 3/7 2/2 Mean Age 58.1 [+ or -] 19.2 49.3 [+ or -] 17 Grade 0 0 0 Grade 1 0 0 Grade 2 0 1 Grade 3 3 3 Grade 4 5 0 Grade 5 2 0 Grade 6 0 0 GBS: Guillain Barre Syndrome, TPE: Therapeutic Plasma Exchange, AIDP: Acute Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy, AMAN: Acute Motor Axonal Neuropathy, AMSAN, Acute Motor Sensory Axonal Neuropathy, CIDP: Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy Table 3.
The variants of Guillian-Barre Syndrome were acute inflammatory polyradiculoneuropathy (AIDP) in 24(60%) patients followed by acute motor axonal neuropathy (AMAN) in 12(30%) and acute motor sensory axonal neuropathy (AMSAN) in 4(10%) patients.
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