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Write-up: Information has been received from a physician, via a company representative, concerning a 12 year old female patient who on 24-APR-2007 was vaccinated with the first dose of Gardasil. Concomitant therapy included hepatitis A virus vaccine (manufacturer unspecified), PedvaxHib and Menactra. On 25-APR-2007, the day following the vaccinations, the patient returned to the office with complaints of groin pain; blood work (unspecified) testing was performed, and was negative. On 30-APR-2007 the patient experienced a headache and a rash on her leg, and again returned to the physician''s office; the patient was diagnosed with zoster, and was given Tylenol and codeine for treatment of the symptoms. On 03-MAY-2007, the patient presented that the patient may have viral meningitis. At the time of this report, the physician reported that the patient may have viral meningitis. At the time of this report, the patient had not recovered from the events. Additional information has been requested. 5/18/2007 Received medical records from hospital which reveal patient experienced shingles, severe HA which continued to worsen, photosensitivity, nausea. Opthal exam prior to admit was WNL. Admitted 5/3-5/6/07. ID consult obtained. Treated w/IV antibiotics & antivirals. Symptoms resolved day after treatment started & patient continued to progress well. D/C home on no meds w/close outpatient PCP f/u. FINAL DX: meninigitis, presumed viral (aseptic), final c/s pending; HA, resolved; herpes zoster right leg suspected. 6/8/07 Received note from PCP stating CSF PCRs for HSV & entervirus were neg. Also included name of admitting physician at hospital where PCP does not have privileges.
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