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Life Threatening? Yes
Write-up: Information has been received from a physician and a nurse concerning a 10 month old female who on 19-JUN-2007 was vaccinated with a first dose of ROTATEQ oral. On 07-AUG-2007 the patient was vaccinated with a second dose of ROTATEQ (lot# 657515/0668U) oral. On 05-OCT-2007 the patient was vaccinated with a third dose of ROTATEQ (lot# 657045/1053U) oral. Concomitant therapy on 05-OCT-2007 included PREVNAR and PEDIARIX. On 20-FEB-2008 the patient experienced vomiting and diarrhea. The patient was taken to the hospital and was diagnosed with intussusception. A CT scan was performed with no result provided. The patient was then airlifted to a different hospital. When the patient got to that hospital the intussusception was gone. Intussusception was considered to be disabling and immediately life-threatening. Additional information has been requested. 8/19/08 Reviewed hospital medical records of 2/21/2008. FINAL DX: gastroenteritis; IS spontaneously resolved Records reveal patient had been transferred via helicopter from outlying ER with diagnosis of intussusception. Patient had experienced abdominal pain x 2 days w/nausea, vomiting, copious watery diarrhea, decreased urine output & irritability. In outlying ER had abdominal distention. CT scan done which was c/w IS & transferred to higher level of care. Surgical consult done. Tolerated PO fluids in ER & d/c to home. 8/26/08 Reviewed ER medical records of 2/20/2008. FINAL DX: Intussusception Records reveal patient experienced vomiting, diarrhea & reduced oral intake x 2 days. In ER had fever 101, pulling at ears, behaving abnormally, decreased urine output, no tears w/crying. Transferred to higher level of care.
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