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Write-up: Information has been received from a nurse practitioner concerning a 16 year old female with a history of Hodgkin''s disease (at the age of 12, patient was diagnosed with Hodgkin''s disease and went thru Chemotherapy), who was vaccinated a few weeks ago with Gardasil. The patient developed localized reaction like shingles after getting vaccine. Unspecified medical attention was sought. No additional information was provided. This is in follow-up to report(s) previously submitted on 6/14/2007. Information has been received from a nurse practitioner concerning a 16 year old white female patient with Hodgkin''s disease (diagnosed at age 12 and went through Chemotherapy and illness at time of vaccination included dysmenorrhea) who on 15-JAN-2007 at 12:07, was vaccinated IM with a first 0.5 ml dose of GARDASIL. On 22-JAN-2007, one week after receiving the vaccine, the patient developed painful vesicles which lasted for six weeks. The patient described them as a painful cluster of red bumps that enlarged, blisters erupted followed by crusting over. It was reported that the patient was not seen for eight weeks after the injection and the vesicles were not verified by the staff. Unspecified medical attention was sought. No diagnostic laboratory studies were performed. Subsequently, the patient recovered. No product quality complaint was involved. Additional information is not expected.
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