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Write-up: Information has been received from a physician and a 20 year old female consumer with Ceclor and sulfonamide allergy who on 19-APR-2007 was vaccinated with the first dose of Gardasil, IM. Concomitant medication was not reported. On approximately 26-APR-2007 ("within a week of receiving the vaccination), the patient reported that she had continued blurred vision "MS type symptoms" and had a 3 day hospital stay. A physician reported that on 29-APR-2007, the patient developed double vision which became progressively worse. The patient was diagnosed with sixth cranial nerve palsy. The patient had numerous diagnostic tests performed which included MRI''s, an angiogram, lumbar puncture, visual tests and blood tests including a complete blood count, metabolic profile, antinuclear antibody (ANA) test, anticardiolipin antibody, sedimentation rate and blood test to rule out syphilis, Myasthenia Gravis, Sarcoidosis and Lyme disease. All of these test results were within normal limits. The patient was treated with steroids and was improving. Additional information has been requested. 06/06/07-records received from facility for DOS 5/1-5/2/07-DC DX: Left cranial nerve VI palsey on left. Mild hypertension. On 4/29/07 while watching TV noticed double vision on looking to left. Gradual onset. On 4/30/07 woke with double vision when looking in all directions. Double vision is with one image side by side to the other image. MRI brain showed right hemispheric lesion. Ophthamologist noted optic nerve lesion. Headache come on after having double vision. No eye pain no numbness or weakness.
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