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Life Threatening? Yes
Write-up: Information has been received from a physician concerning an approximately 4 month old female who was vaccinated with a second dose of Rotateq. On 12-JUN-2007 the patient developed intussusception and was hospitalized. It was reported that the patient had to have a resection of the bowel. Subsequently, the patient recovered. No product quality complaint was involved. No other information was provided. The patient''s intussusception was considered to be immediately life-threatening and an other important medical event by the reporter. Additional information has been requested. 09/17/2007 D/C Summary received from CDC for DOS 6/12-20/2007 for DX of Volvulus. Infant presented with 1 day hx of increasing abdominal girth and vomiting. Pt taken to OR for an irreducible intussusception and had a short segment of volvulus with ischemic bowel. Pt had a small bowel resection with an ileum to R colon primary anastomosis. Cardiology consult for sinus bradycardia determined to be a normal variant. Pt resumed feeds and was D/C home.
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