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Life Threatening? Yes
Write-up: Information has been received from a physician concerning a 16 year old female patient with no medical history or allergies who on 05-OCT-2006, was vaccinated IM into her left arm with a first 0.5ml dose of Gardasil (Lot# 653937/0637F). On 21-DEC-2006, the patient was vaccinated IM into her right arm with a second 0.5 ml dose of Gardasil (Lot# 654885/1424F) and on 10-APR-2007 she was vaccinated IM into her left arm with a third 0.5ml dose of the vaccine (Lot # 655322/0091U). There was no concomitant medication. On 18-APR-2007, the patient developed a deep vein thrombosis in her left arm after her third dose of the vaccine. It was reported that the patient was initially treated with LOVENOX and is currently being treated with COUMADIN. Laboratory diagnostic studies performed included Prothrombin, protein C, factor V Leiden, anticardiolipin antibodies, Homocysteine, Antithrombin III and Lupus Anticoagulant. All were reported to be within normal limits. A doppler ultrasound and a CT venogram were also performed. At the time of this report, the patient was recovering. No product quality complaint was involved. Additional information has been requested. 7/7/08 ER visit dated 7/02/07 and labs from 4/18/07-2/11/08. Pt seen in ER for c/o L arm tingling, color changes and swelling following a DX of DVT of L subclavian from 4/18/2007. PE (+) for hyperemia of the L arm, venous engorgement of the L arm, L jugular, and the L lingual area, resolving colatereralization of the L chest wall venous systems. DX: Hyperemia of Left Arm, Deep Vein Thrombosis by hx, Hypocoagulation 2'' to Warfarin. 7/15/2008 MR received for OVs 4/23/2007-10/26/2007 . Seen in f/u for ER visit with DX: Thrombus Left carotid jugular. Pt started on COUMADIN. ER f/u again 7/13/07 with Assessment: DVT with L arm paresthesias. Doing well by 5/10/07 on COUMADIN. This is in follow-up to report (s) previously submitted on 8/14/2007. On 18-APR-2007, a doppler ultrasound was performed reporting a positive DVT in the left I.J. and proximal subclavian vein. A CT venogram was also performed. At the time of this report, the patient had not recovered. No product quality complaint was involved. Deep vein thrombosis was considered to be life threatening. Additional information has been requested.
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