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Overwhelming Postsplenectomy Infection Syndrome (OPSI)

Specialty:

Infectious Diseases
General Surgery & Anesthesiology

Objective:

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Description:

The Overwhelming Postsplenectomy Infection Syndrome (OPSI) may occur in a patient who has had a splenectomy. It is associated with a high mortality rate, especially when not treated aggressively.

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