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VAERS ID: 375798 (history)  
Form: Version 1.0  
Age: 16.0  
Gender: Female  
Location: Florida  
Vaccinated:2009-09-17
Onset:2009-09-21
   Days after vaccination:4
Submitted: 2010-01-04
   Days after onset:105
Entered: 2010-01-04
Vaccin­ation / Manu­facturer Lot / Dose Site / Route
FLUX: INFLUENZA (SEASONAL) (NO BRAND NAME) / SANOFI PASTEUR U3197AB / 1 LA / IM
HEPA: HEP A (HAVRIX) / GLAXOSMITHKLINE BIOLOGICALS AHAVB334DA / 1 RA / IM
HPV4: HPV (GARDASIL) / MERCK & CO. INC. 0654X / 1 LA / IM
MNQ: MENINGOCOCCAL CONJUGATE (MENACTRA) / SANOFI PASTEUR U2846AA / 1 RA / IM

Administered by: Unknown       Purchased by: Other
Symptoms: Abasia, Acute disseminated encephalomyelitis, Asthenia, Dehydration, Dysstasia, Fatigue, Gait disturbance, Goitre, Headache, Hypoaesthesia, Lumbar puncture, Myalgia, Nausea, Nuclear magnetic resonance imaging abnormal, Nuclear magnetic resonance imaging brain abnormal, Paraesthesia, Ultrasound thyroid abnormal, Vaccination complication, Vision blurred, Vomiting
SMQs:, Rhabdomyolysis/myopathy (broad), Acute pancreatitis (broad), Peripheral neuropathy (broad), Hyperglycaemia/new onset diabetes mellitus (broad), Anticholinergic syndrome (broad), Dystonia (broad), Parkinson-like events (broad), Guillain-Barre syndrome (broad), Noninfectious encephalitis (narrow), Noninfectious encephalopathy/delirium (broad), Noninfectious meningitis (broad), Gastrointestinal nonspecific symptoms and therapeutic procedures (narrow), Glaucoma (broad), Demyelination (narrow), Lens disorders (broad), Eosinophilic pneumonia (broad), Retinal disorders (broad), Hypothyroidism (broad), Hyperthyroidism (broad), Tendinopathies and ligament disorders (broad), Hypoglycaemia (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? Yes, 8 days
   Extended hospital stay? Yes
Previous Vaccinations:
Other Medications: None
Current Illness: None
Preexisting Conditions: None PMH: None Allergies: NKDA
Allergies:
Diagnostic Lab Data: Blood work to rule out virus all normal Spinal Tap to rule out virus/Multiple Sclerosis no virus detected MRI of Spine and Brain -- confirmed A.D.E.M. Labs: RA factor wnl, HIV negative, Hepatitis A AB +, csf noted ollgocional bands, + for elevated protein, CBC wbc and neutrophil counts high, CMP, CPK, Thyroid studies, UA, Monospot, Influenza A and B all negative, blood and urine cultures negative, serum HCG neg Dx studies: EEG wnl, US of thyroid noted multifocal nodes
CDC Split Type: FL

Write-up: 9/21/2009 Sent home from school bad headache, nausea, muscle aches, weakness. 9/29/2009 not allowed to give blood came home early from school nausea & vomiting weak feels numbness all over 9/30/2009 stayed home from school, weak nausea & vomiting feels weak, numbness in legs, difficulty walking 10/1/2009 home from school tingling from trunk into legs, weak, nausea vomiting, difficulty walking 10/2/2009 Back to school, tired weak, numbness 10/3/2009 Resumed vomiting again in the evening 10/5/2009 to pediatrician difficulty walking, nausea, weakness 10/6/2009 ER RX Zofran for nausea sent home 10/7/2009 ER IV hydration sent home 10/8/2009 weakness worsens 10/9/2009 to pediatrician vomiting dehydrated admitted to hospital from pediatrician''s office unable to walk/stand. Dr. noted enlarged thyroid U/S thyroid and abdominal -- normal Ct Scan abdomen -- normal 10/10 Blurred vision in left eye 10/11/2009 MRI back -- transverse myelitis 10/12/2009 MRI brain--lesions in brain consistent with A.D.E.M. Spinal tap and start IV Steroids transfer to Hospital 10/13/2009 Diagnosed with Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis and Transverse Myelitis Infectious Disease ruled out a viral cause and states consistent with vaccination reaction. 11/05/2009 Consultation at Hospital Multiple Sclerosis Center and A.D.E.M. diagnosis confirmed by pediatric neurologist. 1/6/2010 ED records for 10/6 and 10/8/2009 patient with c/o''s nausea/vomiting and diarrhea, IVF, IV Zofran 1/6 and 1/7/2010 MR for 10/9-10/12/2009 patient admitted nausea. vomiting and progressive weakness transferred to another facility for continued care on 10/12/2009 1/6/2010 MR and DC summary for 10/12-10/16/2009, patient with c/o''s numbness, weakness, ataxia, nausea/vomiting, tingling and hand tremors, diplopia LP, Neuro and Opthalmology, ID consults, IV Solu-Medrol x 5 days with resolution of sx. dc''d home on steroid taper and f/up with PCP DC DX: Weakness, improving. Ataxia, improving. Numbness improving. Demyelinating disease of CNS.


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