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VAERS ID: 278479 (history)  
Age: 13.0  
Gender: Female  
Location: Nevada  
Vaccinated:2007-03-02
Onset:2007-05-08
   Days after vaccination:67
Submitted: 2007-05-14
   Days after onset:6
Entered: 2007-05-14
Vaccin­ation / Manu­facturer Lot / Dose Site / Route
HPV4: HPV (GARDASIL) / MERCK & CO. INC. 0962F / 1 RA / IM

Administered by: Unknown       Purchased by: Unknown
Symptoms: Blood glucose decreased, Guillain-Barre syndrome, Laboratory test, Muscular weakness, Red blood cell count normal, Red blood cells CSF positive
SMQs:, Rhabdomyolysis/myopathy (broad), Peripheral neuropathy (narrow), Guillain-Barre syndrome (narrow), Noninfectious encephalopathy/delirium (broad), Demyelination (narrow), Conditions associated with central nervous system haemorrhages and cerebrovascular accidents (broad), Hypoglycaemia (narrow)

Life Threatening? No
Died? No
Permanent Disability? No
Recovered? No
ER or Doctor Visit? Yes
Hospitalized? Yes, 5 days
   Extended hospital stay? No
Previous Vaccinations:
Other Medications: None
Current Illness: None
Preexisting Conditions: None
Diagnostic Lab Data: Ruled out WNV, Lyme, Mening., other muscular diseases. Confirmed dx. of GBS. records received5/15/07-CSF protein 24, glucose 62, WBC 1, RBC 5. CSF culture no growth. CBC-WBC 14.9, neut/polys 74.0, lymph 18.9.
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Write-up: Sudden onset of muscle weakness on 5/8/07 during 5th period of middle school (about 1:30 pm). Gradual worsening by 5/10/07. Seen in ED 5/10/07. GBS diagnosis made by attending MD, Neuro consult 5/11/07 concurred diagnosis. Patient transferred on 5/11/07. Currently still hospitalized, awaiting transfer to rehab center closer to patient''s home. 05/15/07-records received for DOS5/11-5/14/07-DC DX: Guillain Barre syndrome. Seen in ER for extremity weakness times four with increasing intensity the more distal on extremity. Weak grip and altered gait. Treated with IVIG. No significant improvement in extremity weakness however no ascension of weakness either. DC home. Annual followup 01/4/2010 While greatly improved since last inquiry (60 day post everd), father reports patient still has periods of fatigue and isn''t 100% her old self. Mother reports patient was still in physical therapy 4 days per week untill early April. (08) 02/02/2010 Unable to run, general weakness in hands and feet, fatigue. She is able to wiggle her toes but can not "spread them" like she once could and the "balls of her feet don''t work".


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