Haemorrhagic shock-encephalopathy syndrome: plasmapheresis as a therapeutic approach.
- Published Article
European journal of pediatrics
- Publication Date
Jan 01, 1987
We present the case of a 4.5-week-old boy with acute encephalopathy, shock, intestinal bleeding and disseminated intravascular coagulation. The clinical course and typical laboratory parameters were compatible with a diagnosis of haemorrhagic shock-encephalopathy syndrome (HSE). Immediate shock treatment, repeated haemodialysis and plasmapheresis did not prevent a fatal outcome 4 days after the onset of clinical symptoms.
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