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Write-up: Information had been received from a healthcare worker concerning a 17 year old female pt with a sulfonamide allergy who on 8/23/06 was vaccinated IM in left upper arm with a dose of HPV rL1 6 11 16 18 VLP vaccine yeast, lot 653736/089F. There was no concomitant medication. it was reported that 5 days after vaccination, on 8/27/06, the pt developed lymph node swelling in the clavicle area, described as grape size. The pt complained of interference of upper arm movement and felt something was present in the clavicle area. Unspecified blood work was done. On 8/29/06 a CAT scan was performed and lump was described as having 2 smaller and 1 larger lymph nodes involved. On 8/30/06 the pt was scheduled for surgery to have the lymph nodes removed and biopsied. As of the report date, the pt had not recovered. The reporter felt that the lymph node swelling and interference with upper arm movement were other important medical events (OMIC). Additional information has been requested. 10/13/06 Received medical records from hospital which reeal patient seen in ER 8/29/06 for enlarged lymph node left supraclavicular area which was tender to palpation. Final Dx: lymphadenopathy. 8/31/06 surgical biopsy done of left node & several other lymph nodes were palpated & sent to lab.
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