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VAERS ID: 268287 (history)  
Form: Version 1.0  
Age: 21.0  
Gender: Female  
Location: Massachusetts  
Submitted: 2006-11-30
Entered: 2006-12-05
   Days after submission:5
Vaccin­ation / Manu­facturer Lot / Dose Site / Route

Administered by: Other       Purchased by: Other
Symptoms: Epistaxis, Headache, Platelet count decreased, Thrombocytopenia
SMQs:, Haematopoietic thrombocytopenia (narrow), Haemorrhage terms (excl laboratory terms) (narrow), Systemic lupus erythematosus (broad), Drug reaction with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms syndrome (broad)

Life Threatening? Yes
Birth Defect? No
Died? No
Permanent Disability? No
Recovered? Yes
Office Visit? No
ER Visit? Yes
ER or Doctor Visit? No
Hospitalized? Yes, 0 days
   Extended hospital stay? No
Previous Vaccinations:
Other Medications: NONE
Current Illness:
Preexisting Conditions: Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura.
Diagnostic Lab Data: Head computed axial 9/6 unspecified, spinal tap 9/06 results unspecified. Platelet count 9/06 43000
CDC Split Type: WAES0611USA06464

Write-up: Information has been received from a physician concerning a 21 year old female with no history of drug reactions/allergies, and a history of idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura who on 9/25/06 was vaccinated IM with HPV vaccine (Lot 653735/0688F). There was no concomitant medications. In Sept 2006, a few days after vaccination the pt experienced a headache, nose bleed and developed thrombocytopenia. The pts platelet count on an unspecified date was 43,000. The pt was hospitalized and received platelet transfusion. A CT of the head and lumbar puncture were performed, however the results were unspecified. The pt subsequently recovered on an unspecified date. The reporting physician felt that one or more of the events was an other important medical event (OMIC) and life threatening. Additional Information has been requested.

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