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VAERS ID: 274128 (history)  
Age: 16.0  
Gender: Female  
Location: Unknown  
   Days after vaccination:7
Submitted: 2007-03-14
   Days after onset:95
Entered: 2007-03-16
   Days after submission:2
Vaccin­ation / Manu­facturer Lot / Dose Site / Route

Administered by: Other       Purchased by: Other
Symptoms: Bacterial test negative, Computerised tomogram normal, Decreased activity, Diarrhoea, Headache, Mononucleosis heterophile test negative, Nausea, Nuclear magnetic resonance imaging normal, Paraesthesia, Sinusitis, Vomiting
SMQs:, Acute pancreatitis (broad), Peripheral neuropathy (broad), Pseudomembranous colitis (broad), Guillain-Barre syndrome (broad), Gastrointestinal nonspecific symptoms and therapeutic procedures (narrow), Noninfectious diarrhoea (narrow)

Life Threatening? No
Died? No
Permanent Disability? No
Recovered? No
ER or Doctor Visit? Yes
Hospitalized? Yes, 3 days
   Extended hospital stay? No
Previous Vaccinations:
Other Medications: UNKNOWN
Current Illness:
Preexisting Conditions: UNKNOWN
Diagnostic Lab Data: computed axial, 12/06; magnetic resonance, 12/06 records received 5/1/07-MRI negative, lab work normal. CT head and MRI of head negative. Normal abdominal ultrasound. Doppler normal of kidneys, normal upper GI series. negative lyme, negative beta HCG. Normal stool cultures. Strep culture negative.
CDC Split Type: WAES0702USA00866

Write-up: Information has been received from a pharmacy student concerning a 16 year old female who on December 2006, was vaccinated IM with a first 0.5 ml dose of HPV. Concomitant therapy included given the same day included a dose of influenza and a dose of Menactra. Seven days after vaccination, the patient experienced headache, nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. The patient was treated with Nexium and Phenergan tablets/suppositories. On 13-DEC-2006 the patient experienced a sinus infection and was placed on a Z-pack. All symptoms resolved except the headache. On 19-JAN-2007, the patient was seen by a neurologist and was placed on Prednisone for 10 days. He also ordered Tazepam to help her sleep since the headaches were keeping her awake and Endocet for the headache pain. The patient has missed a lot of school and is sedentary. She was also complaining of tingling in the hands and legs. The following tests have come back negative: CAT scan, MRI, Lyme and "mono" workup. At the time of this report, the patient had not recovered from tingling in the hands and legs and headache. No product quality complaint as involved. Additional information has been requested. 04/10/07-records received from neurologists for DOS 2/6/07-DX: muscular headaches with some functional overlay. Doubt side effect of Gardasil. C/O headaches, back pain, GI problems recent urinary symptoms, difficulty urinating and dysuria. C/O visual symptoms including blurry vision and spots before her eyes. PE: pain in neck, pain with deep palpation of right popliteal fossa. Walks normally. 05/01/07-records received from facility for DOS 02/09-02/12/07-DC DX: Vomiting and Abdominal Pain. HX 2month of chronic somatic complaints including nausea, epigastric discomfort, diffuse soft tissue and joint pain, vomiting, periodic shortness of breath and recent urinary symptoms. Labs, liver enzymes elevated in context of multiple Tylenol usage as an outpatient due to her pain.Hospital course included discontinuance of Tylenol and Percocet. LFTs steadily trended downward and she did not have pain or vomiting.

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