A 52-year-old woman developed Guillain-Barré syndrome 10 weeks after immunization with recombinant hepatitis B vaccine. Common infectious causes of GBS were ruled out. The temporal relationship between GBS and hepatitis B virus (HBV) vaccination was suggestive of a vaccine-induced cause. The possible mechanisms of this very rare complication are discussed.
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Clinical and Experimental Rheumatology|
|State||Published - Nov 2004|
- Guillain Barre syndrome
- Recombinant vaccine