Acute Transverse Myelitis After Tetanus Toxoid Vaccination

Read, Stephen J., Schapel, Graham J. and Pender, Michael P. (1992) Acute Transverse Myelitis After Tetanus Toxoid Vaccination. The Lancet, 339 8801: 1111-1112.

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Author Read, Stephen J.
Schapel, Graham J.
Pender, Michael P.
Title Acute Transverse Myelitis After Tetanus Toxoid Vaccination
Journal name The Lancet
Publication date 1992-05-02
Volume 339
Issue 8801
Start page 1111
End page 1112
Total pages 2
Place of publication London
Publisher Lancet Publishing Group
Subject 320702 Central Nervous System
Abstract This is a letter to the editor describing a patient with acute transverse myelitis occurring after a tetanus toxoid booster administration. Although it is possible that the patient's myelopathy occurred independently of the vaccination, the timing and absence of an alternative explanation may implicate tetanus toxoid.
Keyword Myelopathy
tetanus shot
vaccination
myelitis
Additional Notes Reprinted with permission from Elsevier (Volume 339, Issue 8801, 2 May 1992, Pages 1111-1112.) http://www.thelancet.com/

Document type: Journal Article
Collection: School of Medicine Publications
 
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