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Write-up: Information has been received from a physician concerning a 5 month old patient with a history of gastrooesophageal reflux who was vaccinated with the second dose of ROTATEQ, 1 ml. Concomitant therapy included PREVACID (TAP), routine vaccines and REGLAN (Unspecified). The patient experienced "intussusception" after receiving the second dose of ROTATEQ and had to be hospitalized overnight. It was reported that "patient is fine now." Unspecified medical attention was sought. No product quality complaint. Additional information has been requested. 8/22/08 Reviewed PCP office records of 6/23/2008 FINAL DX: ileocecal intussusception. Records reveal patient experienced vomiting & constipation on day of vaccination. Slept in bassinet w/bottle on side. Next vs of 7/24 was s/p overnight hospitalization for enema reduced IS. Patient had projectile vomiting & reduced oral intake. 9/5/08 Reviewed hospital medical records of 7/9-7/11/2008. FINAL DX: Intussusception Records reveal patient experienced projectile vomiting, severe abdominal pain, irritability, crying. Pt admitted for observation s/p enema reduction of IS.
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