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Can septic shock in a child cause a subdural hematoma?

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Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics
8 doctors agree

In brief: Sort of..

Septic shock can have as a complication, difficulty clotting, a tendency to bleed.
Thus if there is head trauma, bleeding is definitely at higher risk. Such as a subdural hematoma.

In brief: Sort of..

Septic shock can have as a complication, difficulty clotting, a tendency to bleed.
Thus if there is head trauma, bleeding is definitely at higher risk. Such as a subdural hematoma.
Dr. Mark Diamond
Dr. Mark Diamond
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Dr. George Valdez
Family Medicine
6 doctors agree

In brief: Maybe

This sounds complicated and dangerous, would need to know more about the cause of sepsis and treatments being used, but sometimes the medicines used to keep a person alive, combined with with a very weak vascular system, could cause bleeding elsewhere.

In brief: Maybe

This sounds complicated and dangerous, would need to know more about the cause of sepsis and treatments being used, but sometimes the medicines used to keep a person alive, combined with with a very weak vascular system, could cause bleeding elsewhere.
Dr. George Valdez
Dr. George Valdez
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2 comments
Dr. Carlo Hatem
One scenario is sepsis leading to DIC which resulted in subdural hematoma.
Dr. William Walsh
Agreed with Dr. Hatem.
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