This is VAERS ID 267197
| Days after vaccination:||1
| Days after onset:||2
| Days after submission:||1
|Vaccination / Manufacturer
||Lot / Dose
||Site / Route|
|HPV4: HPV (GARDASIL) / MERCK & CO. INC.
||0688F / 1
||LA / IM
Administered by: Private Purchased by: Other
Symptoms: Facial palsy
SMQs:, Guillain-Barre syndrome (broad), Noninfectious encephalitis (broad), Noninfectious meningitis (broad), Hearing impairment (broad)
Life Threatening? No
Birth Defect? No
Permanent Disability? No
Office Visit? No
ER Visit? Yes
ER or Doctor Visit? No
Other Medications: ortho tricylic Meds-Ortho Tri-Cyclen
Current Illness: Well woman exam. C/o some discomfort in the mastoid area behind her right ear x2 days.
Preexisting Conditions: None PMH: None noted except for dysmenorrhea. NKA.
Diagnostic Lab Data: Lymes, CBC, CRP, CMP, Sed rate. Labs and Diagnostics: All normal.
CDC Split Type:
Write-up: Bell''s Palsy right occurred 24 hours after injection of Gardasil. Previously healthy. MR received revealing an 18 yr. old in for well-woman exam with only c/o some discomfort in the mastoid area behind her right ear x2 days. The following day she presented with right-sided facial droop. HPI: Pt awoke morning following Gardasil vax. and had difficulty with spitting out her toothpaste. No pain or visual loss. No extremity weakness or paresthesias. Most obvious upon smiling. Able to wrinkle forehead and puff cheeks. Good sensation. Txd with Famvir, Solu-medrol and Refresh Tears. Assessment: Bell''s Palsy.
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