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Life Threatening? Yes
Write-up: This case was reported by a physician and described the occurrence of intussusception in a 4-month-old male subject who was vaccinated with ROTARIX, (GlaxoSmithKline). On 29 November 2008, the subject received 1st dose of ROTARIX (oral). Lot number not provided. On 6 December 2008, 7 days after vaccination with ROTARIX, the subject started with blood streaked stools progressing to bloody stools. The patient was admitted on 6 December at ER. On 8 December 2008, exploratory laparoscopy was performed. Intussusception and abdominal mass were diagnosed. Intestine resection and colostomy were done. The subject was hospitalised and the physician considered the events were life threatening. At the time of reporting the events were improved, the subject was still at ICU. The physician considered the events were possibly related to vaccination with ROTARIX.
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