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VAERS ID: 619844 (history)  
Age: 15.0  
Gender: Female  
Location: Foreign  
Vaccinated:2009-03-01
Onset:0000-00-00
Submitted: 2015-12-22
Entered: 2015-12-22
Vaccin­ation / Manu­facturer Lot / Dose Site / Route
HPV4: HPV (GARDASIL) / MERCK & CO. INC. - / 0 UN / IM

Administered by: Other       Purchased by: Other
Symptoms: Abdominal pain, Cognitive disorder, Decreased activity, Dizziness, Dysuria, Fatigue, Headache, Loss of personal independence in daily activities, Nausea, Palpitations, Photophobia, Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome, Presyncope, Sleep disorder, Syncope, Tilt table test positive, Vision blurred
SMQs:, Torsade de pointes/QT prolongation (broad), Acute pancreatitis (broad), Anticholinergic syndrome (broad), Arrhythmia related investigations, signs and symptoms (broad), Retroperitoneal fibrosis (broad), Dementia (broad), Noninfectious encephalitis (broad), Noninfectious encephalopathy/delirium (broad), Noninfectious meningitis (narrow), Gastrointestinal nonspecific symptoms and therapeutic procedures (narrow), Glaucoma (broad), Cardiomyopathy (broad), Lens disorders (broad), Corneal disorders (broad), Retinal disorders (broad), Vestibular disorders (broad), Hypotonic-hyporesponsive episode (broad), Hypoglycaemia (broad)

Life Threatening? No
Died? No
Permanent Disability? Yes
Recovered? No
ER or Doctor Visit? No
Hospitalized? No
Previous Vaccinations:
Other Medications: No other medications
Current Illness: HPV immunisation
Preexisting Conditions:
Diagnostic Lab Data: During tilt table test at the reporter''s department, the patient fulfills the diagnostic criteria for POTS.
CDC Split Type: WAES1512DNK010424

Write-up: Information has been received from Sanofi Pasteur MSD (MFR control number DK-1577272925-2015001037) on 18-DEC-2015. Case received from a physician via HA on 15-DEC-2015 under the reference number DK-DKMA-ADR 23274784 and DK-DKMA-WBS-0002029. A 15-year-old female adolescent patient received GARDASIL, (lot/batch number unknown, Dose 1) via intramuscular route in MAR-2009, GARDASIL, (lot/batch number unknown, Dose 2) via intramuscular route in MAY-2009, GARDASIL, (lot/batch number unknown, Dose 3) via intramuscular route in JUN-2009. The patient experienced Fatigue extreme in MAR-2009, Recurrent syncope in 2009, Near syncope on an unknown date, Headache on an unknown date, Dizziness on an unknown date, Palpitations on an unknown date, Abdominal crampy pains on an unknown date, Voiding dysfunction on an unknown date, Sleep disorder on an unknown date, Cognitive disorder on an unknown date, Light sensitivity to eye on an unknown date, Blurred vision on an unknown date, Nausea on an unknown date and POTS on an unknown date. The patient describes that the first symptoms were increased tiredness and syncope, which started after the first vaccination in MAR/APR 2009. Subsequently, the other reported reactions developed. During tilt table test at the reporter''s department the patient fulfills the diagnostic criteria for POTS. The patient describes decreased functional level and has had many short days at her work place. Unknown whether there are concomitant vaccines or medications. Criteria for diagnosis of POTS: Heart rate increases greater than or equal to 30 bpm from supine to standing (10 min) in the absence of orthostatic hypotension (decrease in BP greater than 20/10 mmHg). Symptoms worsen with standing and improved with recumbence. Symptoms last greater than or equal to 6 months. Absence of other overt cause of orthostatic symptoms or tachycardia (e.g., active bleeding, acute dehydration, medications). In addition hospital uses an additional criterion for patient''s between 12-19 years: Require a pulse increase greater than 40 bpm to confirm the diagnosis, based on that young people have a greater physiological pulse response upon standing up. They are this additional criterion to avoid false positive. The patient''s outcome was reported as Not Recovered/Not Resolved.


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