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Life Threatening? Yes
Write-up: Information has been received from a registered nurse (a school nurse), via a company representative, concerning a 16 year old female patient, who in March 2007, was vaccinated with a dose, 0.5ml, IM, of Gardasil. The nurse reported that on the following day, the patient developed swelling and pain at the injection site, chest tightness, shortness of breath and facial redness, and was transported by ambulance to the emergency room. The nurse stated that treatment included oxygen, and epinephrine injection, and prednisone. Following treatment "the patient''s symptoms resolved and the patient completely recovered." The nurse considered the events to be life threatening and disabling. Additional information has been requested.
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