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From the 5/13/2011 release of VAERS data (an older release, current is 6/4/2021):

This is VAERS ID 292001

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VAERS ID: 292001 (history)  
Form: Version .0  
Age: 15.0  
Sex: Female  
Location: Tennessee  
   Days after vaccination:2
Submitted: 2007-10-03
   Days after onset:7
Entered: 2007-10-03
Vaccin­ation / Manu­facturer Lot / Dose Site / Route

Administered by: Unknown       Purchased by: Unknown
Symptoms: Abasia, Arthropod bite, Blood glucose normal, CSF culture negative, Culture urine positive, Dysaesthesia, Dysphagia, Grip strength decreased, Hypoaesthesia, Lumbar puncture normal, Muscular weakness, Myelitis, Myelitis transverse, Neurogenic bladder, Nuclear magnetic resonance imaging brain abnormal, Plasmapheresis, Protein total normal, Somatosensory evoked potentials, Urinary tract infection, Visual evoked potentials normal
SMQs:, Rhabdomyolysis/myopathy (broad), Peripheral neuropathy (broad), Anticholinergic syndrome (broad), Dystonia (broad), Guillain-Barre syndrome (broad), Noninfectious encephalitis (broad), Noninfectious encephalopathy/delirium (broad), Noninfectious meningitis (broad), Gastrointestinal nonspecific symptoms and therapeutic procedures (broad), Demyelination (narrow)

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:
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 inflammation 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 taper. Over course of hospitalization, currently 7 days in duration and continuing, patient has regained some upper extremity strength and improvement in sensory symptoms. Minimal lower extremity strength recovery at this point. Throughout course of hospitalization, patient has required bladder catheterization due to inability to void urine.11/13/07-records received for DOS 9/26-10/17/07-DC DX: Transverse myelitis. Urinary tract infection (UTI). Presented to ED with 24 hour history of progressive weakness and numbness. Unable to walk. Received Gardasil 2 dys prior to symptoms and tick bite 2 weeks prior to admission. She was also on a camping trip 5 days prior to admission. PE: weak grip strength, wrist flexors and extensors normal. Right leg proximal flexor strength 2/6 and left leg strength 0/5. Distal right leg strength 0/5. Subjective numbness at T4 and below. Reflexes 1+ bilaterally in upper and lower extremities. No dysarthria. High dose steroid treatment. PlasmapheresisTransferred to rehab facility

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