Sepsis mimics

Authors: Thomas Karvuni 1,2;  Martin Matějovič 1,2
Authors‘ workplace: I. interní klinika LF UK a FN Plzeň 1;  Biomedicínské centrum LF UK, Plzeň 2
Published in: Vnitř Lék 2019; 65(6): 440-448
Category: Review


Number of identical pathophysiological mechanisms is shared by sepsis and other clinical conditions and diseases. This could lead to their nearly similar clinical phenotype. However, the early discrimination of them is crucial – treatment of particular diseases differs significantly, and the mortality of the vast majority of them is considerable. The differential diagnostics possibilities together with brief description of selected clinical conditions are discussed within the review.


organ dysfunction – sepsis – sepsis mimics

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