A Rare Case of Guillain-Barré Syndrome following COVID-19 Vaccination

  • Yash Kripalani Department of Critical Care Medicine, Holy Family Hospital, Bandra, Mumbai, India https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3014-2184
  • Vidyadhara Lakkappan Department of Critical Care Medicine, Holy Family Hospital, Bandra, Mumbai, India
  • Lipeeka Parulekar Department of General Internal Medicine, Holy Family Hospital, Bandra, Mumbai, India
  • Anjum Shaikh Department of Critical Care Medicine, Holy Family Hospital, Bandra, Mumbai, India
  • Rakesh Singh Department of Neurology, Holy Family Hospital, Bandra, Mumbai, India
  • Pradeep Vyas Department of Critical Care Medicine, Holy Family Hospital, Bandra, Mumbai, India

Keywords

Covishield, Guillain-Barré syndrome, GBS, AstraZeneca, Coronavirus, pandemic, vaccine, ChAdOx1

Abstract

Various vaccines against COVID-19 have been developed since SARS-CoV-2 emerged at the end of 2019. Their emergency administration in healthcare settings has been accompanied by numerous adverse effects. A case of Guillain-Barré syndrome following vaccination with Covishield is presented here to highlight this possible adverse condition.

Author Biographies

Vidyadhara Lakkappan ,
Department of Critical Care Medicine, Holy Family Hospital, Bandra, Mumbai, India

Consultant, Department of Critical Care Medicine

Pradeep Vyas ,
Department of Critical Care Medicine, Holy Family Hospital, Bandra, Mumbai, India

Department of Critical Care Medicine

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  • Published: 2021-10-08

    Issue: 2021: Vol 8 No 9 (view)

    Section: Articles

    How to cite:
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    Kripalani Y, Lakkappan V, Parulekar L, Shaikh A, Singh R, Vyas P. A Rare Case of Guillain-Barré Syndrome following COVID-19 Vaccination. EJCRIM 2021;8 doi:10.12890/2021_002797.