Seizures and retrograde amnesia with cerebrospinal fluid changes following H1N1 influenza vaccination

Autor(es): Mitrakrishnan Shivanthan,Ranjanie Gamage,Thirunavakarasu Thivakaran,Manjula Caldera,Nayananjani Karunasena

Resumo: Vaccination against H1N1 influenza of healthcare workers of has been a standard measure to control the epidemic in many countries. Most side effects are minor and transient. Guillain Barre Syndrome and optic neuritis have been major concerns. We report a case of seizures with retrograde amnesia associated with cerebrospinal fluid changes following the H1N1 vaccine.

Palavras-Chave: H1N1; Vaccine; Seizures; Side-effects; Amnesia

Imprenta: Vaccine, v. 29, n. 37, p. 6369-6370, 2011

Identificador do objeto digital: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2011.04.126

Descritores: Guillain-Barre Syndrome - Pathogenesis ; Guillain-Barre Syndrome - Viral infections ; Guillain-Barre Syndrome - Virus ; Guillain-Barre Syndrome - Vaccine ; Guillain-Barre Syndrome - Epidemic ; Guillain-Barre Syndrome - Immunology ; Guillain-Barre Syndrome - Public health

Data de publicação: 2011