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Write-up: Information has been received from a nurse practitioner concerning a 16 year old female who on 07-MAY-2007 was vaccinated with the 2nd dose in the left deltoid with Gardasil (lot # 657617/0384U). There was no concomitant medication. On 07-MAY-2007 the patient experienced rash and itchiness in the joint areas of the armpits, elbows, knees, and ankles which developed after 24 hours of getting the vaccine. The nurse stated that the patient had developed a similar rash when she ate mangos. Patient sought unspecified medical attention. The patient is being treated with steroid cream and has almost recovered. At the time of the report, the patient''s rash and itchiness in the joint areas of the armpits, elbows, knees, and ankles had persisted. Additional information has been requested.
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