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VAERS ID: 199294 (history)  
Form: Version 1.0  
Age: 1.08  
Sex: Male  
Location: Foreign  
Vaccinated:0000-00-00
Onset:0000-00-00
Submitted: 2003-03-07
Entered: 2003-03-12
   Days after submission:5
Vaccin­ation / Manu­facturer Lot / Dose Site / Route
MMR: MEASLES + MUMPS + RUBELLA (MMR II) / MERCK & CO. INC. - / UNK - / -

Administered by: Unknown       Purchased by: Unknown
Symptoms: Coma, Convulsion, Haemorrhage intracranial, Hypotonia, Thrombocytopenia, Vomiting
SMQs:, Acute pancreatitis (broad), Haematopoietic thrombocytopenia (narrow), Peripheral neuropathy (broad), Haemorrhage terms (excl laboratory terms) (narrow), Hyperglycaemia/new onset diabetes mellitus (broad), Neuroleptic malignant syndrome (broad), Systemic lupus erythematosus (broad), Haemorrhagic central nervous system vascular conditions (narrow), Convulsions (narrow), Guillain-Barre syndrome (broad), Noninfectious encephalitis (broad), Noninfectious encephalopathy/delirium (broad), Noninfectious meningitis (broad), Gastrointestinal nonspecific symptoms and therapeutic procedures (narrow), Hypotonic-hyporesponsive episode (broad), Generalised convulsive seizures following immunisation (narrow), Drug reaction with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms syndrome (broad), Hypoglycaemia (broad)

Life Threatening? No
Birth Defect? No
Died? Yes
   Date died: 0000-00-00
Permanent Disability? No
Recovered? No
Office Visit? No
ER Visit? No
ER or Doctor Visit? No
Hospitalized? Yes, ? days
   Extended hospital stay? No
Previous Vaccinations:
Other Medications: UNK
Current Illness:
Preexisting Conditions: UNK
Allergies:
Diagnostic Lab Data: Imaging studies revealed subdural hemorrhage; physical examination flaccid and unresponsive; platelet count 50x10 to the 9/L
CDC Split Type: WAES0302CAN00126

Write-up: Information has been received from three physicians publishing an article titled "Thrombocytopenia after immunization of children, 1992 to 2001" concerning a 13 month old male who was vaccinated between 1992 to 2001 with MMR II. Subsequently the pt experienced thrombocytopenia and was hospitalized 6 days post therapy with MMR II. The authors reported that the pt was previously well but had fallen down a few stairs three days prior to hospitalization. On the day of admission the pt had vomited and had a seizure. A physical examination was done that revealed the pt to be flaccid and unresponsive. Subsequently, imaging studies of his head revealed a subdural hemorrhage and a blood platelet count of 5x10 to the 9/1. The pt was treated with four units of platelets, one dose of hydrocortisone and two doses of IV immunoglobulin. Within a few hours of being hospitalized the pt died. The authors felt that the cause of death was intracranial haemorrhage nos. No further info is available.


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