Post-vaccination encephalomyelitis following meningococcal polysaccharide vaccine (Mencevax ACWY): A case report
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© 2015, Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine Research Center. Introduction: Post-vaccination encephalomyelitis is an inflammatory disorder of the central nervous system. It is triggered by certain vaccines. The diagnosis of post-vaccination encephalomyelitis depends on the close temporal relationship between vaccination and clinical presentation. Case Presentation: We describe a 30-year-old man with post-vaccination encephalomyelitis following Mencevax ACWY meningococcal polysaccharide vaccine. Encephalomyelitis is a very rare side effect of this vaccine. Conclusions: Post-vaccination encephalomyelitis is a very rare side effect of Mencevax ACWY.