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Life Threatening? Yes
Write-up: This case was reported by a physician and described the occurrence of intussusception in a 5-month-old female subject who was vaccinated with Rotarix (GlaxoSmithKline). No concomitant medication was given to the subject. On 10 April 2008, the subject received unspecified dose of Rotarix (oral), lot number not provided. On 16 April 2008, 6 days after vaccination with Rotarix, the subject experienced abdominal distension and vomiting. On 18 April 2008, the subject was hospitalised. The exam performed showed intestinal obstruction. A surgery was performed and intussusception was found. The physician considered the events were life threatening and clinically significant (or requiring intervention). At the time of reporting the events were improved.
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