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From the 10/8/2021 release of VAERS data:

This is VAERS ID 1683324



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VAERS ID: 1683324 (history)  
Form: Version 2.0  
Age: 37.0  
Sex: Female  
Location: Washington  
Vaccinated:2021-08-29
Onset:2021-09-05
   Days after vaccination:7
Submitted: 0000-00-00
Entered: 2021-09-08
Vaccin­ation / Manu­facturer Lot / Dose Site / Route
COVID19: COVID19 (COVID19 (JANSSEN)) / JANSSEN - / 1 UN / SYR

Administered by: Private       Purchased by: ?
Symptoms: Abdominal pain, Activated partial thromboplastin time shortened, Antibody test positive, Anticoagulant therapy, Blood fibrinogen decreased, Blood lactate dehydrogenase normal, Brain death, Cerebral haemorrhage, Computerised tomogram head abnormal, Craniotomy, Death, Fibrin D dimer increased, Haemoglobin normal, Haemostasis, Haptoglobin normal, Headache, Heparin-induced thrombocytopenia test positive, Immunoglobulin therapy, Infarction, International normalised ratio increased, Intracranial pressure increased, Neurological decompensation, Ovarian vein thrombosis, Platelet count decreased, Prothrombin time prolonged, Renal vein thrombosis, Thrombocytopenia, Transfusion, Ventricular drainage, White blood cell count increased, Withdrawal of life support
SMQs:, Liver-related coagulation and bleeding disturbances (narrow), Acute pancreatitis (broad), Haematopoietic thrombocytopenia (narrow), Haemorrhage terms (excl laboratory terms) (narrow), Haemorrhage laboratory terms (broad), Neuroleptic malignant syndrome (broad), Systemic lupus erythematosus (broad), Myocardial infarction (broad), Haemorrhagic central nervous system vascular conditions (narrow), Retroperitoneal fibrosis (broad), Embolic and thrombotic events, vessel type unspecified and mixed arterial and venous (narrow), Embolic and thrombotic events, venous (narrow), Gastrointestinal nonspecific symptoms and therapeutic procedures (narrow), Vasculitis (broad), Renovascular disorders (narrow), Hypersensitivity (broad), Drug reaction with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms syndrome (broad)

Life Threatening? Yes
Birth Defect? No
Died? Yes
   Date died: 2021-09-07
   Days after onset: 2
Permanent Disability? No
Recovered? No
Office Visit? No
ER Visit? No
ER or Doctor Visit? Yes
Hospitalized? Yes, 2 days
   Extended hospital stay? No
Previous Vaccinations:
Other Medications: None
Current Illness: None
Preexisting Conditions: History of pre-eclampsia (2015)
Allergies: None
Diagnostic Lab Data: WBC 11.77, Hgb 13.2, Plt 31 (nadir). INR 1.4, PT 16.7, PTT 34. D-Dimer $g 40.00. Fibrinogen 74. Haptoglobin 192. LDH 158. HIT panel with strong positive, HIT optical density 2.552 (this was after she had already received IVIG and some transfusions).
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Write-up: Patient presented to the ED around 10pm on 4/21, ~one week after her J&J COVID vaccine (exact date of initial vaccination not confirmed but was reportedly 1 week prior) with abdominal pain and headache. She was found to have thrombocytopenia (Plt 38) on presentation as well as renal and ovarian vein thrombosis. CT head showed a large right frontal intraparenchymal hemorrhage. She was taken for urgent craniotomy on 9/5 with EVD placement. Brain tissue was noted to have bleeding spots unresponsive to cautery and requiring local hemostatic agents. Repeat imaging showed worsening infarction. She had continued elevated intracranial pressures, so was taken back to the OR on the morning of 9/6 for bilateral EVD placement to help relieve pressure. Given her thrombocytopenia, thrombosis, significantly elevated D-dimer, low fibrinogen, and +HIT Ab test, she was diagnosed with vaccine-induced thrombocytopenia and thrombosis (VITT). She was started on IVIG 1g/kg daily x 2 days, bivalirudin with supportive transfusions to maintain goal plts $g50K, fibrinogen $g 150. Despite this, her neurologic status deteriorated due to elevated pressures, clotting off of her EVDs, and ultimately was declared brain dead in the afternoon on 9/7. Family withdrew supportive care and patient passed at 3:57PM on 9/7/21.


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