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Write-up: This case was reported by a physician and described the occurrence of intussusception of intestine in a 2-month-old male subject who was vaccinated with ROTARIX (GlaxoSmithKline). On 22 May 2007, the subject received a dose of ROTARIX (batch number not available, oral). At an unspecified date later, he presented with serious bloody stools, vomiting and pain. The subject was hospitalised. On 09 June 2007, an abdomen ultrasound was performed. Diagnosis of intussusception of intestine was made. Under enema with hydrosolubles, a colo-colic desinvagination was performed with mild difficulties. According to the radiologist, the subject had a megacolon. Within an unspecified delay, the events resolved. The reporter''s causality assessment was unknown. Follow up on 11 June 2008: This case has been closed. No more information will be available.
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