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sepsis

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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sepsissep‧sis /ˈsepsɪs/ noun [uncountable] medical 🔊 🔊 MIan infection in part of the body, in which pus is produced
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sepsisOther studies have also shown that oliguria and sepsis are associated with a poor outcome.In addition, other factors such as endotoxaemia, sepsis, and fever may contribute to further exaggerate these circulatory abnormalities.This combination is frequently seen in sepsis.At the same time, fever can make us worse in cases of widespread blood infection, or sepsis.Such individuals, as in patients who have undergone splenectomy are predisposed to infections and overwhelming sepsis.One patient with pelvic sepsis developed a pouch-vaginal fistula and ileoanal stenosis culminating in pouch excision.It has been suggested that emergency colectomy and postoperative sepsis may predispose to the development of pouchitis.The risk of neonatal group B streptococcal sepsis is also significantly increased in combination with perinatal risk factors.
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