MR imaging in a case of postvaccination myelitis

AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 1995 Mar;16(3):581-2.

Abstract

We describe a case of acute transverse myelitis after the administration of the recombinant form of hepatitis B vaccine. Abnormal enhancement of MR imaging accompanied residual neurologic deficit.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Autoimmune Diseases / diagnosis
  • Autoimmune Diseases / immunology
  • Diagnosis, Differential
  • Hepatitis B Vaccines / adverse effects*
  • Hepatitis B Vaccines / immunology
  • Humans
  • Immunization, Secondary
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging*
  • Male
  • Myelitis, Transverse / diagnosis*
  • Myelitis, Transverse / immunology
  • Neurologic Examination
  • Spinal Cord / immunology
  • Spinal Cord / pathology
  • Vaccines, Synthetic / adverse effects*
  • Vaccines, Synthetic / immunology

Substances

  • Hepatitis B Vaccines
  • Vaccines, Synthetic