We describe a case of transient akathisia after the second dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine. Movement disorder symptoms such as parkinsonism have been described after other vaccinations and acute COVID-19 infection. This suggests a potential vulnerability of the extrapyramidal system to the immune response against even a component of the virus.
- Covid-19 Vaccine
- SARS-Cov-2 Vaccine
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Clinical Neurology
- Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience