Post-vaccination complications: intussusception

Invagination – prolapse of part of the intestine into the lumen of an adjacent area according to the principle of a telescopic tube, leading to complete or partial intestinal obstruction.

May occur during rotavirus immunization, more often after the first dose of vaccine, but not

It develops in the first 7 days after the introduction of the vaccine.

The frequency of intussusception in children increases after 3 months. life, therefore, it is important to follow the instructions when using the vaccine (1 dose is administered up to 3 months of life).

The following types of processes are distinguished by prevalence:
– affects only the mucous membrane of the anus;
– affects all layers of the wall of the anal intestine;
– affects the rectum without prolapse of the anus;
– affects the anus and rectum.