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Synonym: Systemic inflammatory response syndrome
German: SIRS

1 Definition

SIRS is the acronym for "Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome". This is a disease pattern that is similar to a sepsis, without (in contrast to that) a detectable infection.

2 Etiology

Possible causes could be injuries, burns, severe bleedings, ischemia, anaphylaxis, or a hemorrhagic-necrotizing pancreatitis.

3 Criteria

To be able to confirm the diagnosis "SIRS", at least 2 of the following criteria have to be met:

4 Clinical parameters and sepsis markers

5 Therapy


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