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VAERS ID: 620143 (history)  
Form: Version 1.0  
Age: 12.0  
Gender: Female  
Location: Foreign  
Vaccinated:0000-00-00
Onset:2012-02-02
Submitted: 2015-12-23
   Days after onset:1420
Entered: 2015-12-23
Vaccin­ation / Manu­facturer Lot / Dose Site / Route
HPV4: HPV (GARDASIL) / MERCK & CO. INC. - / UNK UN / IM

Administered by: Other       Purchased by: Other
Symptoms: Abdominal pain, Dizziness, Fatigue, Headache, Immediate post-injection reaction, Influenza like illness, Muscle spasms, Muscular weakness, Nausea, Palpitations, Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome, Syncope, Tilt table test positive
SMQs:, Torsade de pointes/QT prolongation (broad), Rhabdomyolysis/myopathy (broad), Acute pancreatitis (broad), Peripheral neuropathy (broad), Anticholinergic syndrome (broad), Arrhythmia related investigations, signs and symptoms (broad), Retroperitoneal fibrosis (broad), Dystonia (broad), Guillain-Barre syndrome (broad), Noninfectious encephalopathy/delirium (broad), Gastrointestinal nonspecific symptoms and therapeutic procedures (narrow), Cardiomyopathy (broad), Vestibular disorders (broad), Hypotonic-hyporesponsive episode (broad), Hypersensitivity (narrow), Hypoglycaemia (broad)

Life Threatening? No
Birth Defect? No
Died? No
Permanent Disability? Yes
Recovered? No
Office Visit? No
ER Visit? No
ER or Doctor Visit? No
Hospitalized? No
Previous Vaccinations:
Other Medications: No other medications
Current Illness: Human papilloma virus immunisation
Preexisting Conditions:
Allergies:
Diagnostic Lab Data: Tilt table test: Fulfills criteria for POTS and syncope.
CDC Split Type: WAES1512DNK011053

Write-up: Information has been received from Sanofi Pasteur MSD (MFR number# DK-1577272925-2015001270) on 21-DEC-2015. Case received from a physician via HA on 18-DEC-2015 under the reference number DK-DKMA-ADR 23278261 and DK-DKMA-WBS-0002141. A 12-year-old female adolescent patient received GARDASIL, batch number unknown via intramuscular route on an unknown date. The patient experienced Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome on 02-FEB-2012, Headache on an unknown date, Dizziness on an unknown date, Palpitations on an unknown date, Nausea on an unknown date, abdominal pain on an unknown date, Fatigue extreme on an unknown date, Muscle spasms on an unknown date, Muscular weakness on an unknown date and Influenza-like symptoms on an unknown date. The family cannot remember the vaccination dates exactly, but remembers that the patient became immediately after the 2nd vaccine experienced tiredness, dizziness and influenza-like symptoms. The symptoms did not disappear completely - and the other symptoms developed. Fulfills, at tilt table test, criteria for POTS and syncope. The syncope center uses the following criteria to confirm the diagnosis 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, an additional criterion was used in patients between 12-19 years old: 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. This additional criterion was used to avoid false positives. Unknown whether there were other vaccines or medications. At the time of reporting, the outcome was unknown for the reactions muscle spasms and muscular weakness. The patient had not recovered from the other reactions.


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