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Life Threatening? Yes
Write-up: This case was reported by a physician and described the occurrence of ileocolic intussusception in a 3-month-old male subject who was vaccinated with ROTARIX (GlaxoSmithKline). On 13 September 2008 the subject received 1st dose of ROTARIX (unknown) lot number not provided. On 18 September 2008, 5 days after vaccination with ROTARIX, the subject presented severe vomiting enough to be hospitalized. The subject cried excessively and passed jelly currant stools. Relevant test included ultrasonography which showed ileocolic intussusception. The following day in the morning the subject underwent a surgery. The subject was hospitalised and the physician considered the events were life threatening and clinically significant (or requiring intervention). At the time of reporting the events were unresolved. The physician considered the events were possibly related to vaccination with ROTARIX.
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