GUILLAIN-BARRE SYNDROME RELATED TO THE APPLICATION OF VACCINE AGAINST SARS-CoV2 AND SEASONAL INFLUENZA. CASE REPORT

Authors

  • Juan Carlos López-Hernández Departamento de Urgencias Neurológicas / Clínica de Enfermedades Neuromusculares. Instituto Nacional de Neurología y Neurocirugía
  • Jorge López-Alderete Departamento de Neurología. Instituto Nacional de Neurología y Neurocirugía
  • Angel Escamilla-Ramírez Instituto Nacional de Neurología y Neurocirugía
  • Artemio Rosiles-Abonce Departamento de Neurología. Instituto Nacional de Neurología y Neurocirugía
  • Arturo Violante-Villanueva Departamento de Urgencias Neurológicas. Instituto Nacional de Neurología y Neurocirugía
  • Alonso Gutiérrez-Romero Departamento de Neurología. Instituto Nacional de Neurología y Neurocirugía
  • Steven Vargas-Cañas Clínica de Enfermedades Neuromusculares. Instituto Nacional de Neurología y Neurocirugía

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.31157/an.v27i2.348

Keywords:

SARS-CoV2, Influenza, Guillain Barre Syndrome, Vaccination, AIDP

Abstract

Summary: Guillain Barre Syndrome (GBS) is the leading cause of acute flaccid paralysis in the world. In the course of the pandemic influenza virus in previous decades and, currently, SARS-CoV2, an increased number of GBS cases have been reported coinciding with mass vaccination. Recently, vaccination against these two viruses has been implemented in the vaccination schedules of the adult population. Objective: to report a case of GBS related to vaccination against seasonal influenza virus and SARS-CoV2. We present the case of a 53-year-old woman with no history of infectious disease, who, after vaccination against seasonal influenza and SARS-CoV2 (Oxford/AstraZeneca) within 22 days of each other, began with progressive symptoms of weakness predominantly in the lower limbs, ascending. Clinically, GBS was integrated. In the paraclinical studies, she had a lumbar puncture with albumin-cytological dissociation, with a neuroconduction study that fulfils the criteria for an AIDP variant. Conclusion: to our knowledge, this is the first case of GBS related to both types of vaccine.

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Published

2022-05-26

How to Cite

López-Hernández, J. C. ., López-Alderete, J., Angel, Rosiles-Abonce, A. ., Violante-Villanueva, A. ., Gutiérrez-Romero, A. ., & Vargas-Cañas, S. . (2022). GUILLAIN-BARRE SYNDROME RELATED TO THE APPLICATION OF VACCINE AGAINST SARS-CoV2 AND SEASONAL INFLUENZA. CASE REPORT. Archivos De Neurociencias, 27(2), 47–51. https://doi.org/10.31157/an.v27i2.348

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