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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 3-month-old male subject who was vaccinated with ROTARIX (GlaxoSmithKline). On 20 August subject received 1st dose of ROTARIX (oral). On 5 October 2008, 46 days after vaccination with ROTARIX, the subject experienced irritability, gastro alimentary vomiting. He received ambulatory treatment with erythromycin and acetaminophen without improvement. He had bloody stools (3 episodes), hypoactive and pallor. The same day the subject was hospitalized. Physical examination showed hypo activity, pallor, and abdominal pain on palpation, decreased bowel sounds and current jelly stools. The diagnosis of intussusception was made by clinical feature. The subject underwent a surgery the same day. Ileocecocolic intussusception was found and reduced by taxis without complications. On 09 October 2008 the subject was discharged in good clinical conditions. The subject was treated with acetaminophen, Ranitidine and metronidazole. The physician considered the events were unrelated to vaccination with ROTARIX.
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