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Write-up: This case was reported by a physician in the frame of a study and described the occurrence of intussusception in a 5-month-old male subject who was vaccinated with ROTARIX (GlaxoSmithKline). Concurrent medical conditions included healthy baby. On 11 June 2008 the subject received 1st dose of ROTARIX (oral). On 6 October 2008, more than 3 months after vaccination with ROTARIX, the subject experienced abdominal pain, vomiting, diarrhea and fever. The subject was admitted to the emergency room. Physical examination showed irritability, bloody stools, dehydration and bowel sounds decreased. The subject was hospitalized. Clinical diagnostic of intussusception was suspected and corroborated by laparotomy. Intussusception was resolved by taxis without complications. On 09 October 2008 the subject was discharged in good clinical conditions. The reporter considered the events were clinically significant or intervention required. The physician considered the events were unrelated to vaccination with ROTARIX.
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