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Write-up: volvulus; volvulus and needed surgery followed by further ischemia; This is a spontaneous report from a contactable physician. An 86-year-old female patient received her first single dose of BNT162B2 (Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine) intramuscularly on 19Jan2021 for Covid-19 immunization. The patient''s medical history and concomitant medications were not reported. The patient had no known allergies. The patient developed volvulus and needed surgery followed by further ischemia and at end of life. The events onset date reported as 27Jan2021. Patient had 3days hospitalization and died eventually. It was unknown if an autopsy was performed. Information about lot/batch number has been requested.; Sender''s Comments: Very limited information was provided in this report. No relevant information regarding the clinical course of the events, the patient''s underlying medical conditions were mentioned. Based on the information currently available, lacking any other alternative explanations as so far, the reported volvulus and Intestinal ischaemia are managed as related to COVID-19 vaccine, BNT162B2, for reporting purpose, only. The impact of this report on the benefit/risk profile of the Pfizer product is evaluated as part of Pfizer procedures for safety evaluation, including the review and analysis of aggregate data for adverse events. Any safety concern identified as part of this review, as well as any appropriate action in response, will be promptly notified to RA, IEC, as appropriate.; Reported Cause(s) of Death: volvulus; ischemia
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