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Write-up: Information has been received from a physician concerning a 19 week old female with malnutrition and a history of lice infestation, scabies infestation and vaccination BCG on 21-Aug-08 who on 24-Oct-2008 received first vaccination of ROTATEQ and second vaccination on 22-Dec-2008. Concomitant vaccine therapy included the first and second doses of PENTAVALENTE and polio given on 24-Oct-08 and 22-Dec-08. On 08-Jan-2009 the patient died. The cause of death was intussusception. Infant started vomiting and nauseas within the 5 previous days (#5 a day) before visiting the hospital. Treated with oral rehydration solution at health care center two days before. Signs and symptoms registered: Diarrhea with mucus, green-colored, no blood (however mother referred bloody stools), twice a day, no abdominal pain. Treated with laxatives by non-medical personnel. Clinical symptoms remained the same for 2 days, then starts fever. Physical Evaluation: FC 160x FR 48 t 39 height 62 cm. Hypoactive, lethargic, dehydration signs, with fever, pale and showing sign of capillary fragility. Capillary refill 4 seconds; abdominal distention = 42 cm, no mass or abdominal pain. Rectum and anus: normal. On January 2009 (day unknown) patient required surgery for intestinal necrosis ileo-colic section. Surgeon stated an intestinal invagination probably associated to congenital malformation of the intestine. Additional information has been request.
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