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VAERS ID: 290187 (history)  
Form: Version 1.0  
Age: 16.0  
Gender: Female  
Location: Virginia  
Vaccinated:2007-08-08
Onset:2007-08-08
   Days after vaccination:0
Submitted: 2007-09-07
   Days after onset:30
Entered: 2007-09-10
   Days after submission:3
Vaccin­ation / Manu­facturer Lot / Dose Site / Route
HPV4: HPV (GARDASIL) / MERCK & CO. INC. - / UNK UN / UN

Administered by: Other       Purchased by: Other
Symptoms: Arthralgia, Aspiration biopsy, Aspiration joint, Joint swelling, Laboratory test
SMQs:, Haemodynamic oedema, effusions and fluid overload (narrow), Arthritis (broad), Tendinopathies and ligament disorders (broad)

Life Threatening? No
Birth Defect? No
Died? No
Permanent Disability? Yes
Recovered? No
Office Visit? No
ER Visit? Yes
ER or Doctor Visit? No
Hospitalized? No
Previous Vaccinations:
Other Medications: Unknown
Current Illness:
Preexisting Conditions: Unknown
Allergies:
Diagnostic Lab Data: Diagnostic laboratory - results not reported, aspiration biopsy - pyrophosphate crystals.
CDC Split Type: WAES0708USA05286

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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