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VAERS ID: 321509 (history)  
Form: Version 1.0  
Age:   
Gender: Female  
Location: Illinois  
Vaccinated:2008-07-24
Onset:2008-07-24
   Days after vaccination:0
Submitted: 2008-08-06
   Days after onset:13
Entered: 2008-08-07
   Days after submission:1
Vaccin­ation / Manu­facturer Lot / Dose Site / Route
HPV4: HPV (GARDASIL) / MERCK & CO. INC. - / UNK UN / UN

Administered by: Other       Purchased by: Other
Symptoms: Immediate post-injection reaction, Myelitis transverse, Paralysis
SMQs:, Guillain-Barre syndrome (broad), Noninfectious encephalitis (broad), Demyelination (narrow), Conditions associated with central nervous system haemorrhages and cerebrovascular accidents (broad), Hypersensitivity (narrow)

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? Yes, 0 days
   Extended hospital stay? Yes
Previous Vaccinations:
Other Medications: Unknown
Current Illness:
Preexisting Conditions: Unknown
Allergies:
Diagnostic Lab Data: Unknown
CDC Split Type: WAES0808USA00015

Write-up: Information has been received from a physician concerning a female between 9 and 18 years of age who on approximately 24-JUL-2008 was vaccinated with a dose of GARDASIL. The patient developed paralysis immediately after the vaccination. She was taken to a hospital and diagnosed with transverse myelitis. She is still in the hospital. The patient''s outcome was unknown. Transverse myelitis was considered disabling. No further information is available.


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