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VAERS ID: 544229 (history)  
Age: 14.0  
Gender: Female  
Location: Foreign  
Vaccinated:2009-10-02
Onset:0000-00-00
Submitted: 2014-09-18
Entered: 2014-09-18
Vaccin­ation / Manu­facturer Lot / Dose Site / Route
HPV4: HPV (GARDASIL) / MERCK & CO. INC. - / 2 UN / IM

Administered by: Other       Purchased by: Other
Symptoms: Abdominal pain, Activities of daily living impaired, Aggression, Anxiety, Aphasia, Arthralgia, Back pain, Breast pain, Breast swelling, Cold sweat, Cystitis, Decreased appetite, Diplegia, Dissociation, Distractibility, Disturbance in attention, Dizziness, Dysmenorrhoea, Dysphagia, Dyspnoea, Dysstasia, Fall, Fatigue, Fibromyalgia, Frustration, Genital disorder female, Genital infection, Grip strength decreased, Headache, Hot flush, Hyperacusis, Hyperventilation, Immediate post-injection reaction, Impaired driving ability, Incoherent, Influenza like illness, Insomnia, Intervertebral disc protrusion, Labia enlarged, Lymph node pain, Lymphadenopathy, Major depression, Malaise, Memory impairment, Muscle contractions involuntary, Muscle spasms, Myalgia, Nausea, Nightmare, Nuclear magnetic resonance imaging spinal abnormal, Onychomycosis, Pain in extremity, Pallor, Palpitations, Paraesthesia, Parosmia, Pelvic pain, Photophobia, Presyncope, Pyrexia, Restlessness, Sensory disturbance, Skin burning sensation, Skin striae, Stress, Suicidal ideation, Tension, Tension headache, Throat tightness, Tonsillitis, Tremor, Vaccination site swelling, Visual impairment, Vomiting, Weight increased, Wheelchair user
SMQs:, Rhabdomyolysis/myopathy (broad), Anaphylactic reaction (broad), Acute pancreatitis (broad), Agranulocytosis (broad), Angioedema (broad), Asthma/bronchospasm (broad), Peripheral neuropathy (narrow), Suicide/self-injury (narrow), Hyperglycaemia/new onset diabetes mellitus (broad), Neuroleptic malignant syndrome (broad), Taste and smell disorders (narrow), Anticholinergic syndrome (narrow), Arrhythmia related investigations, signs and symptoms (broad), Retroperitoneal fibrosis (broad), Dementia (broad), Embolic and thrombotic events, vessel type unspecified and mixed arterial and venous (narrow), Akathisia (broad), Dystonia (broad), Parkinson-like events (broad), Oropharyngeal infections (narrow), Oropharyngeal conditions (excl neoplasms, infections and allergies) (narrow), Acute central respiratory depression (broad), Psychosis and psychotic disorders (broad), Pulmonary hypertension (broad), Guillain-Barre syndrome (broad), Noninfectious encephalitis (broad), Noninfectious encephalopathy/delirium (broad), Noninfectious meningitis (narrow), Accidents and injuries (narrow), Gastrointestinal nonspecific symptoms and therapeutic procedures (narrow), Hostility/aggression (narrow), Glaucoma (broad), Optic nerve disorders (broad), Cardiomyopathy (broad), Lens disorders (broad), Corneal disorders (broad), Eosinophilic pneumonia (broad), Retinal disorders (broad), Conditions associated with central nervous system haemorrhages and cerebrovascular accidents (broad), Depression (excl suicide and self injury) (narrow), Hearing impairment (narrow), Vestibular disorders (broad), Lipodystrophy (broad), Hypotonic-hyporesponsive episode (broad), Hypersensitivity (narrow), Arthritis (broad), Tendinopathies and ligament disorders (broad), Drug reaction with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms syndrome (narrow), Hypoglycaemia (broad)

Life Threatening? No
Died? No
Permanent Disability? Yes
Recovered? No
ER or Doctor Visit? Yes
Hospitalized? Yes, ? days
   Extended hospital stay? No
Previous Vaccinations:
Other Medications: No other medications
Current Illness: Unknown
Preexisting Conditions: 06/2009, Intervertebral disc protrusion, MRI scanning showed 2 disc prolapses; Bulimia nervosa; Decreased appetite
Diagnostic Lab Data: 2009, Body temperature, fever not provided; 2009, Nuclear magnetic resonance imaging, showed 2 disc prolapse; Weight, Increased,gain 9 kg
CDC Split Type: WAES1409DNK007998

Write-up: Information has been received from Sanofi Pasteur MSD (manufacturer control number E2014-08318) on 16-SEP-2014. Case received from Patient Insurance Company via Health Authorities on 11-Sep-2014 under the reference number DK-DKMA-ADR 22680511 and PIC 14-7379. The primary reporter was a lawyer. The case is considered not medically confirmed. A 13-year-old female patient with a medical history of invertebral disc prolapse, bulimia and anorexia, had received three doses of GARDASIL (batch number not reported) via unspecified route of administration in unspecified site of administration of 14-Jan-2009, 11-Mar-2009 and 02-Oct-2009. Later on unspecified date in 2009, she developed pain in arms and legs, seems like flu with tender lymph, fever and shiny eyes, dizziness and feeling of near fainting, tension in neck and shoulders, joint pain in knees, elbows, shoulder, fingers/pain in hip, pale skin, sensation of paralysis in legs periodically/difficulty holding things, swollen lymph nodes in throat with coating smelling bad, pain in back, fever and nausea. On unspecified date in 2001 she developed fibromyalgia. Further, on unspecified dates she developed frequent headache not relieved by medication, exhausted, concentration impairment, trouble remembering, distracted and forgets her appointments, trouble finding words and speaks incoherently, vomiting, clumsy and falls often, sensory disturbance in feet, legs, arms, hands and face: nose, gain of weight immediately post vaccination, about 9 kg, abdominal pain and cramps, decreased appetite with nausea and disgust at smell of food, anxiety with anxiety attacks, hyperventilation, difficulty breathing, periodically, feels like her throat locks, often suffers from tonsillitis, often has bladder infection, light sensitivity, tingling in hands and feet, restlessness in body, and hand tremor, difficulty with high noise causing anxiety or nausea, feeling remote, trouble sleeping, nightmares almost every night, eyes flicker, difficulty reading, foggy vision periodically, restless and difficulty to relax, easily feeling stressed, swelling at vaccinated site during long period ($g6 months), suddenly swollen labia, severe menstrual pain, breasts swelled un-normally quick with painful tension and stretch marks, tendency to melancholia and depression, frequent palpitations, burning feeling of skin, varying in body and mouth, muscle pain, used wheel chair for one year, suicidal thought, genital problems/genital infections, muscle contraction in both feet and nose, very short temper, long term problems with nail, seems like fungus, pain in pelvis, drops a lot of things, cannot swallow, hot flushes and cold sweat. It was reported that the PIC had received the patient''s request for compensation. The PIC has not yet processed/made a decision regarding the case. (These non-processed Patient insurance cases, are from a starting-point, obviously not medically confirmed). It was reported that the patient received treatment with penicillin (other mfr), of swollen lymph nodes in throat, which was not working (dates or dose not reported). The muscle contractions in both feet caused the little toes to point upward, and also muscle cramps at the bridge of the nose. The patient tried to treat the arthralgia with fish oil (results not reported). The patient also received different types of contraceptive pills, to try to alleviate menstrual pain. She develops physical pain when she is feeling sad or tired. She cannot stand up for a long time, as that worsens pain in back and hips. She often suffers from fever and gets hot flushes or cold sweat. Massage is used to alleviate her muscle pain, but can sometimes not be performed due to too much pain. The patient could not take part in regular education during 7, 8, 9 and 10: th grade. A lot of absence, and could not perform all exams. In school she had her own "office chair" in an attempt to decrease her back- and neck pain. She also took regular breaks to rest, and used


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