Capillary Leak Syndrome D019559

Diseases [C] » Cardiovascular Diseases [C14] » Vascular Diseases » Capillary Leak Syndrome

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A condition characterized by recurring episodes of fluid leaking from capillaries into extra-vascular compartments causing hematocrit to rise precipitously. If not treated, generalized vascular leak can lead to generalized EDEMA; SHOCK; cardiovascular collapse; and MULTIPLE ORGAN FAILURE.   MeSH

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