Coronaviruses are a family of related viruses that cause diseases in mammals and avians. Guillain-Barre syndrome is a rare disorder in which the body's immune system attacks peripheral nerves.
A 65 years old Sudanese male with no diabetes mellitus or hypertension present to the clinic; On examination, he has upper and lower limb weakness (quadriplegia). The condition was preceded by upper respiratory tract infection. Chest X-ray showed features of pneumonia Chest CT scan showed multiple bilateral ground-glass opacities and consolidation typical of COVID-19 pneumonia. Brain MRI was normal. The COVID-19 nasal swab test was positive. Nerve conduction study showed evidence of polyradiculopathies with dominant demyelination supporting the diagnosis of Guillain-Barre syndrome. The patients died after seven days; because of progressive respiratory failure.