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VAERS ID:259545 (history)  Vaccinated:2006-07-11
Age:14.0  Onset:2006-07-11, Days after vaccination: 0
Gender:Female  Submitted:2006-07-11, Days after onset: 0
Location:D.C.  Entered:2006-07-14, Days after submission: 3
Life Threatening? No
Died? No
Permanent Disability? No
Recovered? Yes
ER or Doctor Visit? Yes
Hospitalized? No
Previous Vaccinations:
Other Medications: NONE
Current Illness:
Preexisting Conditions: Allergic rhinitis, spring pollens/ragweed/dust/mold
Diagnostic Lab Data: LABS: WBC 11.7, neutros 84, lymphs 9.7.
CDC 'Split Type':
Vaccination
Manufacturer
Lot
Dose
Route
Site
HPV4: HPV (GARDASIL)MERCK & CO. INC.0637F0 RA
Administered by: Private     Purchased by: Private
Symptoms: Dehydration, Fall, Headache, Hyperventilation, Injection site pain, Laboratory test abnormal, Muscle spasms, Speech disorder, Syncope, Vision blurred, Vomiting
SMQs:, Torsade de pointes/QT prolongation (broad), Anaphylactic reaction (broad), Acute pancreatitis (broad), Asthma/bronchospasm (broad), Hyperglycaemia/new onset diabetes mellitus (broad), Anticholinergic syndrome (broad), Arrhythmia related investigations, signs and symptoms (broad), Dementia (broad), Dystonia (broad), Psychosis and psychotic disorders (broad), Guillain-Barre syndrome (broad), Noninfectious encephalitis (broad), Noninfectious encephalopathy/delirium (broad), Accidents and injuries (narrow), Extravasation events (injections, infusions and implants) (broad), Gastrointestinal nonspecific symptoms and therapeutic procedures (narrow), Glaucoma (broad), Cardiomyopathy (broad), Lens disorders (broad), Eosinophilic pneumonia (broad), Retinal disorders (broad), Hypotonic-hyporesponsive episode (broad)
Write-up: Immediately after injection complained of severe pain at site. Fell off table and fainted for approximately 10 - 15 seconds. Hyperventilated and cried progressing Chvostek''s sign in hands and feet. Rebreathing into a bag progressing to clearing of symptoms. Complained of headache, blurry vision; Vision test was normal. Vomiting x 1 in parking lot and speech was momentarily inarticulate. Sent to ER. At ER neuro exam was normal except for word recall "coffee instead of coughing" "Sired instead of tired." Continued complaint of headache. Vomited x 2. All symptoms spontaneously cleared approximately 6 hours after incident. Overnight hospitalization for observation. Neurological evaluation before discharge was normal. Diagnosis also included dehydration. No fluids were taken from 7/10/2006 PM until IV in ER. Anion gap noted on chemistries and concentration of urine obtained after several hours of hydration. Discharge diagnosis: Dehydration, Vasovagal syncope secondary to shot vs pain at injection site. 7/17/06 Medical records received from reporter/provider which included vax record, office note of 7/11 & neuro consult of 7/15 by MD who also saw her in the hospital on 7/11-12. Neuro report indicates the CT scan of head was WNL & that dx is syncope probably precipitated by pain of vax injection along w/dehydration (no fluid intake since evening of 7/10 until IVF given in ER). As of 7/15 patient continued to have throbbing HA when bending down & also c/o strong heart beats ocassionally. PMH: dehydration requiring hospitalization at age 3 yo. Also has hx of mild anxiety. Family hx: patient''s mother has Fuch''s disease (genetic degenertive corneal disease which her mother also had) & patient''s father has depression. There are no siblings. It was noted that she had 3 episodes of emesis following vax along w/ sustaining mild concussion when fell from exam table which was characterized by brief episode of aphasia, slurred speech & possible right facial paresis noted only by patient''s mother./ss 10/27/06 Received medic

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