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December 1986

Hemorrhagic Shock and Encephalopathy Syndrome: Its Association With Hyperthermia

Author Affiliations

From the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (Drs Sofer, Phillip, and Hershkowits) and Pediatric Neurology (Dr Bennett), Soroka Medical Center, and the Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (Drs Sofer, Phillip, Hershkowits, and Bennett), Beer-Sheva, Israel. Dr Bennett is now with the Section of Pediatric Neurology, Brookdale Hospital Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY.

Am J Dis Child. 1986;140(12):1252-1254. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1986.02140260054024

• Hemorrhagic shock and encephalopathy syndrome is a well-described entity in recent pediatric literature. We further discuss the issue by reporting the cases of three new patients. We attempt to elucidate the role of hyperpyrexia in this disorder.

(AJDC 1986;140:1252-1254)