Bickerstaff, Edward R.

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Edward R., English physician, 1920–.
Bickerstaff encephalitis - Synonym(s): brainstem encephalitis
Bickerstaff migraine
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The other serious events included five neurologic disorders (two cases of Guillain-Barre syndrome and one each of Bell's palsy, Bickerstaff encephalitis, and lower-extremity weakness), five musculoskeletal and connective tissue disorders (three with shoulder pain and two with arm pain), three general disorders and administration site conditions (two cases of fever/chills and one case of cellulitis/bursitis), and one case each of a gastrointestinal disorder (acute diarrhea/gastroenteritis), an injury (a fall), and a skin/subcutaneous tissue disorder (keratosis pilaris rubra), according to the investigators.