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Write-up: Information has been received from a physician and nurse concerning an 18 month old male who was vaccinated PO with three doses of Rotateq (lot numbers not available). On 25-SEP-2007 the patient developed intussusception and was hospitalized for 2 days. An abdominal x-ray was performed in hospital and the results were suspicious for intussusception even though a diagnosis of intussusception was not made. Subsequently, the patient fully recovered and was discharged from the hospital on 26-SEP-2007. There was no product quality complaint. Additional information has been requested. 10/16/07 Received vax record from pcp. VAERS database updated w/same. Record faxed to CDC. 10/23/07 Reviewed hospital medical records which reveal patient experienced crying, colicky abdominal pain, malodorous stool & bright yellow vomiting x 1 day. Exam revealed diffuse abdominal tenderness. Peds surgery consult done. Tx w/contrast enema & reduced IS. Admitted 9/24-9/25/07 for observation s/p reduction. Progressed well & d/c to home. Returned to ER on 9/26 w/abdominal pain, bloody stool. Recurrent IS reduced w/barium enema. 3rd abd US s/p reduction was WNL. Admitted 9/26-9/27/07 for observation. Progressed well & D/C to home. FINAL DX: Intussusception, recurrent, reduced x 2 by enema. Records faxed to CDC.
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