Volume 27, Number 10—October 2021
Fatal Exacerbations of Systemic Capillary Leak Syndrome Complicating Coronavirus Disease
|Blood pressure||Low/undetectable, vasopressor-resistant||Normal/high|
|Serum albumin||Very low||Normal/low|
|Pulmonary findings||Absent||Lung infiltrates, tachypnea, hypoxemia|
|Edema||Anasarca, compartment syndrome||Pulmonary edema; no peripheral edema|
|Creatine kinase||Very elevated||Normal/elevated|
|Creatinine||Elevated, acute kidney injury common||Normal|
*COVID-19, coronavirus disease; Hgb/Hct, hemoglobin/hematocrit ratio; SCLS, systemic capillary leak syndrome.
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