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This is VAERS ID 183921

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Case Details

VAERS ID: 183921 (history)  
Form: Version 1.0  
Age: 54.0  
Sex: Female  
Location: Indiana  
   Days after vaccination:3
Submitted: 2002-04-21
   Days after onset:153
Entered: 2002-04-26
   Days after submission:5
Vaccin­ation / Manu­facturer Lot / Dose Site / Route

Administered by: Private       Purchased by: Private
Symptoms: Hypokinesia, Injection site oedema, Injection site pain, Injection site reaction, Neuritis, Pain, Sleep disorder
SMQs:, Peripheral neuropathy (narrow), Parkinson-like events (broad), Guillain-Barre syndrome (broad), Extravasation events (injections, infusions and implants) (broad), Haemodynamic oedema, effusions and fluid overload (narrow), Hypotonic-hyporesponsive episode (broad), Immune-mediated/autoimmune disorders (broad)

Life Threatening? No
Birth Defect? No
Died? No
Permanent Disability? Yes
Recovered? No
Office Visit? No
ER Visit? Yes
ER or Doctor Visit? No
Hospitalized? No
Previous Vaccinations:
Other Medications: NONE
Current Illness: NONE
Preexisting Conditions: NONE
Diagnostic Lab Data:
CDC Split Type:

Write-up: The pt reports that "three days after I received the I began to experience difficulty moving my left arm. I noticed the pain to be different from injection point tenderness or general muscular ache but thought it was probably just a variation of the norm. The pain increased to the point where I was barely able to abduct the arm or bear any weight and my ability to work was severely impaired. I saw my primary care physician 11/20/2001 who prescribed a nine day course pf Prednisone. That treatment gave me almost complete relief from the pain and loss of mobility. Four to five days after completing the course of Prednisone the symptoms and pain returned. The pain increased, it involved my entire shoulder and hsoulder blade area, I was not able to sleep through the night and no matter what I did I couldn''t find relief. I called my primary care physician who referred me for orthopedic consultation. On 12/10/2001 the orthopod decided to retreat me with a longer course of Prenisone. Again I experienced almost full relief while on the medication, but the symptoms returned within a week of ending the medication. I did not like the side effects I had experienced on the longer course of Prednisone and since the improvement wasn''t sustained, I tried to find other sources of relief from the pain. I worked with a massage therapist for over a month who subsequently advised me to return to a physician because the area was not responding to the treatment. On 02/22/2001, I returned to the orthopod who diagnosed the condition as a "chemical induced neuritis" and prescribed physical therapy and medication for the pain. The electric current therapy has greatly reduced the pain but I still experience swelling in my left axilla and some loss of motion. I continue to do home exercises and have regular massage therapy. I am not pain free.

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