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Life Threatening? Yes
Write-up: This case was reported by a physician and described the occurrence of intussusception in a 3-month-old female subject who was vaccinated with ROTARIX (GlaxoSmithKline). On 7 May 2008, the subject received 1st dose of ROTARIX (oral), lot number not provided. On 26 May 2008, 19 days after vaccination with ROTARIX, the subject experienced rectal bleeding and abdominal pain. The diagnosis of intussusception was made based on symptoms evaluation and abdomen X-ray. The subject was hospitalised and the physician considered the events were life threatening and clinically significant (or requiring intervention).Surgery was performed on 26 May 2008. At the time of reporting the events were improved. The subject was still hospitalised and oral feeding was began.
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