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Write-up: Information has been received from a physician''s assistant (P.A.) concerning a approximately 3 month old patient who was vaccinated with a dose of ROTATEQ (lot # not reported) at the age of 6 weeks, in approximately Nov 2008. It was reported that the patient experienced intussusception "at 3 months of age", in approximately Jan 2009. Unspecified medical attention was sought. The baby had surgery and was hospitalized on 07-JAN-2009. As of 08-JAN-2009, the patient''s outcome was unknown. Intussusception was considered to be an other important medical event by the reporter. Additional information has been requested. 2/17/09 MR received for DOS 1/7-10/2009 with D/C DX: Intussusception. Pt presented with 1 day hx of persistant nausea with bilious emesis, decreased UO, obstipation, lethargy and irritability. PE (+) for RLQ tenderness. IS noted on US. Reduction attempted with air contrast enema, but unsucessful. To OR for exploratory lap and reduction. Bowel fxn returned 24 hrs post-op and diet advanced. D/C home 1/10/09. .
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