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Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal:
doi: 10.1097/INF.0000000000000029
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Two Episodes of Systemic Capillary Leak Syndrome in an 8-year-old Boy, Following Influenza A Virus Infection

Perme, Tina MD*; Pokorn, Marko MD, MSc; Markelj, Gašper MD; Avčin, Tadej MD, PhD; Battelino, Tadej MD, PhD§; Uršič, Tina PhD, BSc; Vidmar, Ivan MD; Grosek, Štefan MD, PhD‖**

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Systemic capillary leak syndrome is a rare condition, characterized by hypotension, edema, hemoconcentration and hypoalbuminemia. We describe 2 episodes of systemic capillary leak syndrome, following influenza A virus infection, occurring during 2 subsequent influenza seasons, in an 8-year-old boy.

© 2014 by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.


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