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Write-up: This case was reported by a physician and described the occurrence of intussusception in a 5-month-old male subject who was vaccinated with ROTARIX (GlaxoSmithKline). No significant contributory history. Previous and/or concurrent vaccination included ROTARIX vaccine; GlaxoSmithKline; unknown given on 10 April 2010. On 15 May 2010, the subject received 2nd dose of ROTARIX (route unknown). On 15 May 2010, 3 hours after vaccination with ROTARIX, the subject experienced intussusception (auto-reduction of), straining on defecation, tensed abdomen sensitive to palpation, refused to feed, crying uncontrollably and bowel wall edema revealed by an USG abdomen. The subject was hospitalised and discharged after 1 day. No surgical treatment required. The subject was treated with intravenous fluids. At the time of reporting, the events were improved. The physician considered the events were almost certainly related to vaccination with ROTARIX.
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