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VAERS ID: 263032 (history)  
Form: Version 1.0  
Age: 15.0  
Sex: Female  
Location: Illinois  
   Days after vaccination:13
Submitted: 2006-08-24
   Days after onset:35
Entered: 2006-09-14
   Days after submission:21
Vaccin­ation / Manu­facturer Lot / Dose Site / Route

Administered by: Private       Purchased by: Private
Symptoms: Asthenia, Dehydration, Difficulty in walking, Gait disturbance, Guillain-Barre syndrome, Laboratory test abnormal, Paraesthesia, Psychomotor hyperactivity
SMQs:, Peripheral neuropathy (narrow), Hyperglycaemia/new onset diabetes mellitus (broad), Anticholinergic syndrome (broad), Dementia (broad), Akathisia (broad), Parkinson-like events (broad), Guillain-Barre syndrome (narrow), Noninfectious encephalitis (broad), Noninfectious encephalopathy/delirium (broad), Hostility/aggression (broad), Demyelination (narrow), Depression (excl suicide and self injury) (broad), Hypoglycaemia (broad), Dehydration (narrow)

Life Threatening? No
Birth Defect? No
Died? No
Permanent Disability? No
Recovered? Yes
Office Visit? No
ER Visit? No
ER or Doctor Visit? No
Hospitalized? Yes, 1 days
   Extended hospital stay? No
Previous Vaccinations:
Other Medications: Adderall
Current Illness:
Preexisting Conditions: Attention deficit disorder.
Diagnostic Lab Data:
CDC Split Type:

Write-up: Guillain Barre. She was well on day of immunization but later said she was weak and several months this was not objectively noticed then, but shortly after the vaccine. 9/28/06 Received medical records from neurologists which reveal patient seen by PCP 7/31/06 with complaint of loss of strength over past 3 mos. Labs were done by PCP & showed mild dehydration & elevated neutrophils, eos were absent. Patient referred to neuro & initial eval on 8/3 reveals patient noted weakness beginning in June which had progressively worsened. Symptoms included tingling sensation at tip of fingers & significant weakness to the point she could not do her own hair. Birth history was WNL & only PMH is of ADD & has been on Adderall for about 1 year as well as BCP. Exam showed definite weakness of all extremities, esp upper extremities, & neck. Reflexes were absent in legs. Gait was normal but had difficulty taking steps w/o support & could not rise from sitting w/o help. Normal CPK made dx difficult & EMG/NCS was done on 8/4 which was strongly positive for GBS & copy of test included with records. Treated with IVIG x 2 days & placed in rehab facility on 8/5/06 for eval & therapy then received home PT. Seen by neuro next on 8/24 which showed improvement but still with weakness especially in the hands. Now able to rise from sitting on floor w/o support. Still no reflexes in legs. Complete but slow recovery was expected at that time/ss 9/28/06 Received medical records from hospital which reveal patient admitted 8/4/-8/6/06 for IVIG & PT./ss

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