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Write-up: Patient developed intussusception requiring surgical intervention on 6th day following vaccine admin. 11/25/08 Reviewed hospital medical record of 9/22-10/05/2008. FINAL DX: no d/c summary available. Admitted for intussusception; exp laparotomy w/ileocecectomy w/primary anastamosis; inverted Meckel''s diverticulum. Records reveal patient experienced bloody stools Tx w/parenteral nutrition, NGT, narcotic pain meds. Failed diet progression, developed firm abd distention, increased pain & irritability. Dx w/postop ileus. Returned to OR for re-exploration & repair of anastamotic leak 9/28, remained intubated & admitted to PICU. Had bilious emesis prior to intubation & concerned for aspiration. Extubated by next day & transferred to regular floor. Progressed well, tolerated oral feeds, completed antibiotics & d/c to home .
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