Refractory septic shock in a 17 year old female with fever, neutropenia, and severe abdominal pain: The first 24 hours

Laura Crisanti, Lisa Genualdi, Kalyn Mahoney, Sabrina Fraser Derrington, Lauren Sorce*

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Early recognition and timely intervention are vital in decreasing mortality associated with septic shock. The following is a case study describing the initial 24-hour course of a 17 year-old female with relapsed acute lymphocytic leukemia and refractory septic shock.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)158-162
Number of pages5
JournalClinical Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jan 1 2014



  • Fever
  • Hypotension
  • Septic shock

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Emergency Medicine
  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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