Your Health. Your Family. Your Choice.
Life Threatening? Yes
Write-up: Information has been received from a physician concerning a "pretty normal healthy" 9 week old patient who on 14-MAR-2008 was vaccinated PO with the initial 2.0 ml dose of ROTATEQ (lot# 659913/1702U). Concomitant vaccinations included a dose of ACTHIB, a dose of PREVNAR and a dose of PEDIARIX. On 20-MAR-2008 the patient experienced intussusception and on 21-MAR-2008 was diagnosed with intussusception and was hospitalized for 5 days. The intussusception did not resolve after the barium enema and the patient was taken to surgery for a loop reduction. Per physician, "the patient''s intestines were retracted and did not have to be cut." The patient was discharged on 25-MAR-2008. the physician saw the patient on 27-MAR-2008 and noted that the patient was recovered/resolved when it came to "feeding and everything." The patient''s stitches were still dissolving. There was no product quality complaint. Intussusception was also considered to be immediately life-threatening and an other important medical event (surgery) by the physician. Additional information has been requested. 05/29/08-records received for DOS 3/21-3/25/08-DX DC: Intussusception Status post reduction. Appendectomy. Developed abdominal pain. Increased abdominal distention, emesis morning of admission. Fussy. Heart rate increased. Urine output decreased. Stool bloody. Exploratory laparotomy and incidental appendectomy. Barium enema was unsuccessful. Developed post op ileus. NG placement.
Copyright © 2020 National Vaccine Information Center. All rights reserved.
21525 Ridgetop Circle, Suite 100, Sterling, VA 20166