Posts Tagged ‘Paralysis’

Sydney archbishop back home after paralysis

Tuesday, May 24th, 2016

Archbishop Anthony Fisher of Sydney has returned to his residence following months in hospitals because he had been stricken with a rare syndrome. Just before Christmas, Archbishop Fisher was diagnosed with Guillan- Barré Syndrome which affects the immune system, resulting in paralysis. From intensive care at St Vincent’s Hospital in Sydney, he went to Mt Read more

Sydney archbishop struck down with debilitating syndrome

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016

Archbishop Anthony Fisher of Sydney is undergoing rehabilitation after being hospitalised with an immune-system related syndrome. Shortly before Christmas, Archbishop Fisher contracted a gastrointestinal infection which was complicated by the syndrome. This was later diagnosed as Guillain-Barre syndrome. This is a disorder in which the body’s immune system attacks part of the peripheral nervous system. Read more