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Hypoperfusion Complex of Taylor et al for Diagnosis of Hypovolemic Shock in a Young Child on Abdominal CT

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Taylor et al identified a group of findings on an abdominal CT scan of young children that indicate hypovolemic shock. This hypoperfusion complex can help identify a child who may require aggressive management. The authors are from Children's Hospital National Medical Center and George Washington University in Washington, D.C.

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