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Bilateral neuro-retinitis following chick embryo cell anti-rabies vaccination – a case report

Author(s): Saxena Rohit | Sethi Harinder | Rai Harminder | Menon Vimla

Journal: BMC Ophthalmology
ISSN 1471-2415

Volume: 5;
Issue: 1;
Start page: 20;
Date: 2005;
Original page

Abstract Background The Optic nerve is rarely involved after sheep brain anti-rabies vaccination in the form of retrobulbar neuritis or papillitis. Bilateral neuroretinitis after chick embryo cell antirabies vaccination has not been reported. Case presentation We report the case of a 56 year old male who developed bilateral neuro-retinitis following three injections of antirabies vaccine prepared from the chick embryo. Conclusion The chick embryo cell antirabies vaccine can cause bilateral neuroretinits which has not been reported previously.
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