Pediatric Sepsis Differential Diagnoses

Updated: Aug 21, 2017
  • Author: Shankar Santhanam, MD; Chief Editor: Russell W Steele, MD  more...
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Diagnostic Considerations

In addition to the conditions in the differential diagnosis, other problems to be considered in the diagnosis of pediatric sepsis include cardiogenic shock, coagulase-negative Staphylococcus, complement deficiency, congenital heart disease, fungal infections, hemophagocytic syndromes, inborn errors of metabolism, infections after solid organ transplantation, macrophage activation syndromes, neoplasms, poisoning, pulmonary embolus, and S agalactiae.

Differential Diagnoses