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Write-up: Information has been received from a physician concerning a 16 year old female who on 08-AUG-2007 was vaccinated with a dose of Gardasil. On 08-AUG-2007 the patient experienced bilateral knee pain and knee swelling. The physician aspirated fluid from the patient''s knee and reported there was no infection. However the physician states he saw pyrophosphate crystals in the fluid from the knee which he stated "is rare in younger people". At the time of the report the patient was recovering from bilateral knee pain and knee swelling. It was noted that lab test were performed. The reporting physician considered bilateral knee pain and knee swelling to be disabling. Additional information has been requested.
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