Published in Hepatitis Weekly, October 19th, 1998
Although the complication has been seen infrequently in people who are given bacillus Calmette-Guerin (BCG) vaccination for bladder cancer, this is the first report of its occurrence in a seemingly immunocompetent person, according to researchers V.R.R. Kodali and R.B. Clague ("Arthritis After BCG Vaccine in a Healthy Woman," Journal of Internal Medicine, August 1998;244(2):183-184).
The 33-year-old woman presented with malaise and fever and joint pains of approximately 10 days duration, three weeks following the...
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