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The Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition
ISSN: 1606-0997
EISSN: 1606-0997
Vol. 27, No. 5, 2009, pp. 707-708
Bioline Code: hn09071
Full paper language: English
Document type: Case Report
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The Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition, Vol. 27, No. 5, 2009, pp. 707-708

 en Bell's Palsy as a Possible Complication of Hepatitis B Vaccination in A Child
Alp, Handan; Tan, Hüseyin & Orbak, Zerrin


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.

Bell's Palsy; Case Study; Hepatitis B; Hepatitis B vaccine; Vaccination; Turkey

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