Bell's palsy is a possible complication of hepatitis B vaccination in children. - GreenMedInfo Summary
Bell's palsy as a possible complication of hepatitis B vaccination in a child.
J Health Popul Nutr. 2009 Oct;27(5):707-8. PMID: 19902808
Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Atatürk University, Erzurum, Turkey. firstname.lastname@example.org
Bell's Palsy is the sudden onset of unilateral temporary paralysis of facial muscles resulting from seventh cranial nerve dysfunction. Presented here is a two-year old female patient with right peripheral facial palsy following hepatitis B vaccination. Readers' attention is drawn to an uncommon cause of Bell's Palsy, as a rare complication of hepatitis B vaccination.