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VAERS ID: 275428 (history)  
Form: Version 1.0  
Age: 12.0  
Gender: Female  
Location: New York  
Vaccinated:2007-03-01
Onset:2007-03-07
   Days after vaccination:6
Submitted: 2007-04-02
   Days after onset:25
Entered: 2007-04-02
Vaccin­ation / Manu­facturer Lot / Dose Site / Route
HEPA: HEP A (VAQTA) / MERCK & CO. INC. 1280F / 2 RA / IM
HPV4: HPV (GARDASIL) / MERCK & CO. INC. 0263U / 1 LA / IM
VARCEL: VARICELLA (VARIVAX) / MERCK & CO. INC. 0943R / 2 RA / SC

Administered by: Unknown       Purchased by: Unknown
Symptoms: Autopsy, Myocarditis, Ventricular tachycardia
SMQs:, Torsade de pointes/QT prolongation (narrow), Ventricular tachyarrhythmias (narrow), Torsade de pointes, shock-associated conditions (narrow), Cardiomyopathy (broad), Drug reaction with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms syndrome (broad)

Life Threatening? No
Birth Defect? No
Died? Yes
   Date died: 2007-03-08
   Days after onset: 1
Permanent Disability? No
Recovered? No
Office Visit? No
ER Visit? No
ER or Doctor Visit? No
Hospitalized? No
Previous Vaccinations:
Other Medications:
Current Illness: none
Preexisting Conditions: aortic and mitral valve insufficiency, unknown aetiology
Allergies:
Diagnostic Lab Data: ER LABS of 3/8/07: ABG pH 7.23, po2 62. Serum glucose 353, Creat 1.7, albumin 2.6, total protein 4.9, SGPT 62, SGOT 359. Blood c/s was neg. 2005 Cardiology LABS: echocardiogram revealed mild mitral valve & aortic valve insufficiency. Mitral valve leaflets were slightly thickened.
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Write-up: presented to ED with Ventricular tachycardia. Preliminary autopsy finding of myocarditis. 4/3/07 Spoke w/ME who stated prelim COD as acute myocarditis, presumably viral. States patient had PMH of heart murmur which was evaluated by ped cardiologist who found mild aortic & mitral valve insufficiency & regurgitation. ME states did not see evidence of that on autopsy but did find cardiomegaly. Also states patient had been taken to ER on day of death for abdominal pain w/fever & was dx w/gastroenteritis. CXR at that time revealed cardiomegaly. No EKG or cultures were done. Was d/c to home & continued to not feel well. Parent found patient in bathroom unresponsive at approx 2AM & was transported to a second ER where she expired. ME states patient had approx 2 week hx of cough & runny nose prior to death. 6/12/07 Received final Autopsy Report which reveals COD as acute probable viral etiology myocarditis & manner of death as natural. 6/29/07 Received ER records from hospital where patient expired which reveal patient was in respiratory arrest & had been intubated by EMS. ACLS measures were unsuccessful & patient pronounced. 8/24/07 Received cardiology consult which reveals patient evaluated for heart murmur in 2005 which had been diagnosed for long time but never evaluated. Patient admitted to palpitations & nervousness. Patient history did not reveal any evidence of rheumatic fever. Antibiotic endocarditis prophylaxis recommended prior to dental & surgical procedures. Patient was to f/u w/cardiology in 2-3 yearrs to document progress of valvular insufficiency. FINAL Cardiology DX: Aortic & mitral valve insufficiency of unknown etiology.


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