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Arthritis after mumps and measles vaccination.
  1. M Nussinovitch,
  2. L Harel,
  3. I Varsano
  1. Department of Pediatrics C, Children's Medical Center of Israel, Petach, Tikvah.

    Abstract

    Measles, mumps, and rubella vaccine carries a risk of joint symptoms particularly in children under 5 years. A boy who presented with an inflamed knee after measles and mumps vaccination is reported; synovial fluid aspirated from the joint contained 4.3 x 10(9)/l leucocytes. It is thought that the mumps component is the aetiological cause of acute monoarthritis.

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