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Write-up: Diagnosed with intussusception 8 days after 4 month vaccines. Neede surgery and was discharged 2 days later, 3/16/09 Received hospital medical records for 3/10-3/11/2009 & 3/12-3/15/2009. FINAL DX: Enterocololitis, probable intussusception, exp laparotomy, appendectomy, right inguinal hernia repair Records reveal patient experienced irritability, diarrhea x approx 7-10 days, intermittent abdominal cramping & nonbloody stool x1on 3/10. Multiple attempts to reduce w/BE unsuccessful. Taken to OR where no obvious IS seen. Progressed well post op & d/c to home. Developed recurrent bouts of abdominal pain & cough at home. Taken back to OR for diagnostic laparoscopy where no IS seen but colon dilated, prominent adenopathy & thickened ascending colon. Referred to GI.
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