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Write-up: Information has been received from a physician concerning a 15 year old female with systemic lupus erythematosus (diagnosed at 14 years old) maintained on chloroquine. The patient received seven weeks of steroids at the onset of her disease after which she passed into remission. In September 2007, the patient received her first dose of GARDASIL. On approximately 17-OCT-2007 was vaccinated with the second dose of GARDASIL via I.M. On 17-NOV-2007 the patient developed reactivation of her SLE disease with elevation of ESR, anticardiolipin antibodies (IgM) and bilateral avascular necrosis of femoral heads. As of 24-FEB-2009 the patient symptoms persisted. The patient''s bilateral avascular necrosis of femoral heads persisted. The outcome of the patient''s reactivation of the SLE was not reported. The avascular necrosis of the femoral heads was considered to be disabling and Other Important Medical Event by the physician. No further information is available.
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