Guillain-Barré syndrome is the most common and severe acute inflammatory paralytic neuropathy. The classical description of GBS involves rapidly progressive bilateral weakness, usually starting in the distal lower extremities and ascending proximally.
Georges Charles Guillain (1876 – 1961) was a French neurologist. Associated with multiple neurology-related eponyms including Guillain-Barré syndrome
André Strohl (1887 -1977) was a French physician and physicist. Guillain-Barré-Strohl syndrome described in 1916
Jean-Baptiste Octave Landry de Thézillat (1826 - 1865) was a French physician. Landry ascending paralysis (1859) as early description of Guillain–Barré syndrome (1916)