Septic shock associated with Shigella flexneri dysentery

Avraham Beigelman, Eugene Leibovitz*, Shaul Sofer

*Corresponding author for this work

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Septic shock is a very unusual presentation of Shigella infection. We describe a 3-y-old child who developed severe septic shock and severe encephalopathy during an episode of dysentery caused by Shigella flexneri.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)692-693
Number of pages2
JournalScandinavian Journal of Infectious Diseases
Issue number9
StatePublished - 2002
Externally publishedYes


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