Neurologic complications associated with influenza vaccination: two adult cases.

@article{Nakamura2003NeurologicCA,
  title={Neurologic complications associated with influenza vaccination: two adult cases.},
  author={Naoko Nakamura and Kazuya Nokura and Takaaki Zettsu and Hiroshi Koga and Masayuki Tachi and Masaki Terada and Hideshi Katoh and Yuri Itoh and Hiroyuki Osawa and Toshihiko Ozeki and Hiroko Yamamoto},
  journal={Internal medicine},
  year={2003},
  volume={42 2},
  pages={191-4}
}
We describe two adult cases of neurologic complications occurring after influenza vaccination. The first case was a 62-year-old man who experienced convulsions 5 days after vaccination, and the second case was a 70-year-old man who exhibited paraplegia 7 days after vaccination. Diagnoses of acute disseminated encephalomyelitis and transverse myelitis with acute motor axonal neuropathy were made, respectively, and steroid pulse therapy and intravenous gamma globulin therapy alleviated the… CONTINUE READING