Journal of Vaccines & Vaccination

Journal of Vaccines & Vaccination
Open Access

ISSN: 2157-7560

Alaa Algazzar

Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

  • Case Report   
    Reactive Pericarditis Post Meningococcal Vaccine
    Author(s): Ebrahim Khalid Al-Ebrahim*, Alaa Algazzar and Mohammed Qutub

    Background: Allergic autoimmune reaction causing Myopericarditis post vaccine is extremely rare. The patient had received meningococcal vaccine (Groups A, C, W-135 and Y conjugate vaccine oligosaccharides) 5 days prior to the onset of symptoms. Case summary: We report a case of previously healthy young patient who received Meningococcal vaccine (Meningococcal Groups A, C, W-135 and Y conjugate vaccine), and diagnosed as acute reactive Pericarditis 5 days after vaccination. Treated with Acetylsalicylic acid and colchicine followed by resolution of the cardiac inflammation and subsequent complete recovery. Reviewing the literature, we did not find a similar report. Conclusion: This case highlights that rare complication, reactive pericarditis, could happen after Meningococcal vaccine like after post Meningococcal inf.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2157-7560.1000403

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