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Write-up: Information has been received from a physician concerning a 21 year old female who in approximately September 2006 was vaccinated with the first dose of GARDASIL (lot # not provided). On an unspecified date in approximately September the patient developed swelling in her lymph nodes and groin. Unspecified medical attention was sought. At the time of this report it was unknown if the patient had recovered. Additional information has been requested. 01/05/2007: This is in follow-up to report (s) previously submitted on 11/14/2006. Information has been received from a physician concerning a 21 year old female with seasonal asthma and no known drug allergies who on 04-SEP-2006, was vaccinated with an intramuscular injection in the onterolateral right thigh of the first dose of GARDASIL (Lot # 0689F). On 06-SEP-2006 the patient developed swelling in her lymph nodes and groin. The patient was seen in her physicians office and a large (7.3 cm), soft, tender femoral lymph node was noted near the injection site. There was no evidence of cellulitis or drainage. THe patient was diagnosed with lymphadenitis and was given asthma precautions. THe patient was seen in the office on 09-SEP-2006 and the area was still tender and the swelling was noted to have decreased slightly. The patient was seen again in the office on 10-NOV-2006 and the lymphadenitis had not yet fully resolved. The doctor noted that the second vaccination would be delayed until the lymphadenitis had completely resolved. Additional information has been requested.
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