A case of trigeminal neuralgia developing after a COVID-19 vaccination

J Neurovirol. 2022 Feb;28(1):181-182. doi: 10.1007/s13365-021-01030-7. Epub 2021 Dec 6.


In this case, we report a patient who developed acute trigeminal neuritis after using a Pfizer-BioNtech vaccination against SARS-CoV-2. The patient was completely recovered with steroid treatment.

Keywords: COVID-19; Trigeminal; Vaccination.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • COVID-19 Vaccines* / adverse effects
  • COVID-19* / prevention & control
  • Humans
  • SARS-CoV-2
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia* / chemically induced
  • Vaccination / adverse effects


  • COVID-19 Vaccines