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Hypotonic-hyporesponsive episode in a 7-month-old infant after receipt of multiple vaccinations.

McPherson P, et al. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2005.

Abstract

A 7-month-old boy became difficult to arouse, was limp and had blue extremities 8 hours after immunization with intravenous poliovirus, diphtheria-tetanus toxoids-acellular pertussis, Haemophilus influenzae type b-hepatitis B virus and pneumococcal vaccines. The hypotonic-hyporesponsive episode had resolved by the time the infant was seen in an emergency department 1 hour later. The report describes hypotonic-hyporesponsive episode, encourages reporting of vaccine-associated adverse events and discusses prognosis and implications for subsequent immunization.

PMID

16282941 [Indexed for MEDLINE]

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