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Life Threatening? Yes
Write-up: Information has been received from a physician concerning an approximately 5 month old male who on 05-APR-2007 was vaccinated orally with a 2 ml dose of Rotateq (lot# 656192/0022U). Subsequently, the patient experienced intussusception, was hospitalized and released after surgery. On an unspecified ate, the patient recovered. No product quality complaint was involved. A lot check was requested. Intussusception was considered to be immediately life-threatening and an other important medical event. Additional information has been requested. 9/11/07 Reviewed pcp medical records & vax records which corrected vax lot #. VAERS database updated w/same. Records reveal patient experienced good health w/sneezing, pinpoint facial rash & colic. Hospitalized 6/1-6/6 for intestinal polyp surgery. Received 2nd dose RO on 6/21. 3rd dose held. 9/25/07 Reviewed hospital medical records which reveal patient experienced bilious emesis on day of admit 6/2-6/6/2007 followed by coffee grounds emesis & bloody stool. Seen at outside ER & transferred for higher level of care. Upon admit was lethargic, abdomen soft & nondistended & no mass palpable. To OR for exp laparotomy & reduction of ileocolonic IS. Did well post op & d/c to home when tolerating oral feeds & having stool. FINAL DX: Ileocolonic Intussusception, surgically reduced. 9/25/07 pcp medical records & vax record faxed to CDC.
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