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Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome
Tree Number(s)
C23.550.470.790
C23.550.835.900
Unique ID
D018746
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D018746
Annotation
systemic inflammatory response syndrome associated with infection = SEPSIS or specifics
Scope Note
A systemic inflammatory response to a variety of clinical insults, characterized by two or more of the following conditions: (1) fever >38 degrees C or HYPOTHERMIA <36 degrees C; (2) TACHYCARDIA >90 beat/minute; (3) tachypnea >24 breaths/minute; (4) LEUKOCYTOSIS >12,000 cells/cubic mm or 10% immature forms. While usually related to infection, SIRS can also be associated with noninfectious insults such as TRAUMA; BURNS; or PANCREATITIS. If infection is involved, a patient with SIRS is said to have SEPSIS.
Entry Version
SYSTEMIC INFLAMM RESPONSE SYNDROME
Entry Term(s)
Inflammatory Response Syndrome, Systemic
Sepsis Syndrome
NLM Classification #
QZ 150
See Also
Respiratory Distress Syndrome
Sepsis-Associated Encephalopathy
Public MeSH Note
2007; see SEPSIS SYNDROME 1995-2006
History Note
2007 (1995)
Date Established
1995/01/01
Date of Entry
1994/05/23
Revision Date
2020/07/13
Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome Preferred
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