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Transverse myelitis after measles, mumps, and rubella vaccine

BMJ 1995; 311 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.311.7002.422a (Published 12 August 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;311:422
  1. K A Joyce,
  2. J E Rees

    Drs K A JOYCE and J E REES (Hurst-wood Park Neurological Centre, Haywards Heath, West Sussex RH16 4EX) write: A 20 year old man who planned to work with children in the United States was instructed to be vaccinated against rubella and was given measles, mumps, and rubella vaccine. Five days later he developed fever, malaise, sore throat, and a transient rash over his …

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