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Polyneuritis following BCG re-vaccination
  1. D. Katznelson,
  2. S. Gross,
  3. J. Sack


    A 12-year-old healthy, tuberculin negative boy was re-vaccinated with BCG. Nine days later symmetrical polyneuritis developed in all extremities. The tuberculin test was now strongly positive. It is suggested that the polyneuritis was due to a hypersensitivity reaction resulting from the BCG re-vaccination.

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