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. The overlap may be explained by the existence of a common myelin epitope in the peripheral nervous system (PNS) and the central nervous system (CNS) that is subjected to immune-mediated self-aggression [ 6 , 12 ]. Cases of GBS triggered by surgery have previously been reported to occur in the first eight weeks after the procedure, especially in patients with a history of neoplastic disease (gastrointestinal carcinoma, blood and skin cancers, prostate cancer, or gynaecological cancer) or a positive history of other autoimmune diseases (Sjögren syndrome, giant