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Disease Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome

Name Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome
Synonyms Inflammatory Response Syndrome, Systemic | Sepsis Syndrome | Sepsis Syndromes | Syndrome, Sepsis | Syndromes, Sepsis
Definition A systemic inflammatory response to a variety of clinical insults, characterized by two or more of the following conditions: (1) fever >38 degrees C or HYPOTHERMIA <36 degrees C; (2) TACHYCARDIA >90 beat/minute; (3) tachypnea >24 breaths/minute; (4) LEUKOCYTOSIS >12,000 cells/cubic mm or 10% immature forms. While usually related to infection, SIRS can also be associated with noninfectious insults such as TRAUMA; BURNS; or PANCREATITIS. If infection is involved, a patient with SIRS is said to have SEPSIS.
Categories Pathology (process)
MeSH® ID D018746

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Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
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