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This is VAERS ID 292001

(NOTE: This result is from the 12/31/2007 version of the VAERS database)

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VAERS ID: 292001 (history)  
Form: Version .0  
Age: 15.0  
Sex: Female  
Location: Tennessee  
Vaccinated:2007-09-24
Onset:2007-09-26
   Days after vaccination:2
Submitted: 2007-10-03
   Days after onset:7
Entered: 2007-10-03
Vaccin­ation / Manu­facturer Lot / Dose Site / Route
HPV4: HPV (GARDASIL) / MERCK & CO. INC. 0927U / 1 RA / IM

Administered by: Unknown       Purchased by: Unknown
Symptoms: Abasia, Arthropod bite, Blood glucose normal, CSF culture negative, Culture urine positive
SMQs:, Anticholinergic syndrome (broad), Dystonia (broad), Guillain-Barre syndrome (broad)

Life Threatening? No
Birth Defect? No
Died? No
Permanent Disability? No
Recovered? No
Office Visit? No
ER Visit? Yes
ER or Doctor Visit? No
Hospitalized? Yes, 20 days
   Extended hospital stay? No
Previous Vaccinations:
Other Medications: Claritin OTC PRN for allergy symptoms
Current Illness: None
Preexisting Conditions:
Allergies:
Diagnostic Lab Data: MRI spine revealed myelitis of the lower cervical and upper thoracic spinal cord and radiculitis of the cauda equina. Lumbar puncture CSF sample shows no WBC, normal protein and glucose, no evidence of viral or bacterial infection. Somato
CDC Split Type:

Write-up: 2 days after 2nd dose of Gardasil, patient developed dysesthesia in arm and decrease in grip strength, leg weakness, and difficulty voiding urine. Progressed to inability to ambulate within 5 hours. Patient admitted to Medical Center. MRI revealed infl"ammation around spinal cord consistent with transverse myelitis vs. Guillain Barre syndrome. Clinical physical exam supported diagnosis of Transverse Myelitis. Patient treated with IV Methylprednisolone 250mg q6hr x 5 days and subsequent oral steroid ta


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