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Write-up: Information has been received from a licensed visiting nurse concerning a 14 year old female with no medical history and no known drug allergies, who on 08 Feb 2007 was vaccinated IM with a dose of Gardasil. Concomitant therapy included Ortho Tri Cyclen Lo and Synthroid. The patient inadvertently received less than the recommended dose and experienced an injection site reaction. The nurse withdrew the vaccine from a vial and the medication leaked near the hub of the syringe while administering it to the patient. The patient complained of irration on the left deltoid about a two inch radius from the injection site. She also reported that the pain "ran down" her left arm. Unspecified medical attention was sought. No diagnostic laboratory studies were performed. At the time of this report, the patient''s outcome was unknown. No product quality complaint was involved. Additional information has been requested.
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