GUILLAIN-BARRE SYNDROME RELATED TO THE APPLICATION OF VACCINE AGAINST SARS-CoV2 AND SEASONAL INFLUENZA. CASE REPORT
Keywords:SARS-CoV2, Influenza, Guillain Barre Syndrome, Vaccination, AIDP
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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