Bell's Palsy as a Possible Complication of Hepatitis B Vaccination in A Child


ALP H. , Tan H., ORBAK Z.

JOURNAL OF HEALTH POPULATION AND NUTRITION, vol.27, no.5, pp.707-708, 2009 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 27 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Doi Number: 10.3329/jhpn.v27i5.3783
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF HEALTH POPULATION AND NUTRITION
  • Page Numbers: pp.707-708

Abstract

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.