Case Study

Male in Early Adolescence Presenting with Guillain-Barré Syndrome Following BECOV2D Vaccine

Vinit Suri*, Kanika Suri, Kunal Suri and Priyal

Published: 07 August, 2023 | Volume 7 - Issue 1 | Pages: 001-004

COVID vaccination has been associated with serious disorders including thrombosis with thrombocytopenia syndrome (TTS), Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS), and myocarditis. GBS has been reported in adults following COVID-19 infection and rarely following the COVID-19 vaccination. Post COVID vaccination GBS has been associated with prominent and early facial diplegia and quadriplegia. Extension of the COVID vaccination program to the pediatric age group of 5 to 17 years has exposed this population to the adverse effects of the vaccination. Only a few case reports of post-vaccination GBS have been reported in the pediatric age group without any data on the true prevalence. We report a case of a male in his early adolescence with GBS presenting as facial diplegia and rapid quadriplegia following the BECOV2D, (Corbevax) vaccination. Our case is the first case of GBS reported following BECOV2D, (Corbevax) vaccination and highlights the presentation with prominent and early diplegia, which is similar to the presentation in adults.

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Corbevax; Pediatric; Guillain-Barré syndrome; Post-vaccination GBS


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