Published in Vaccine Weekly, May 14th, 2003
According to a study from Scotland, "Influenza vaccination is recommended for all people over 75 years of age and for an expanding range of other indications. Side-effects of influenza vaccination are usually mild but we describe four cases of leucocytoclastic vasculitis following influenza vaccination."
"The four patients, who were all elderly, presented with cutaneous vasculitis but all had abnormal urinalysis suggestive of associated renal involvement," reported Sherine Tavadia and colleagues at Western Infirmary in Glasgow and Monklands...
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