Systemic capillary leak syndrome after granulocyte colony-stimulating factor (G-CSF).

@article{Rechner2003SystemicCL,
  title={Systemic capillary leak syndrome after granulocyte colony-stimulating factor (G-CSF).},
  author={Ian Rechner and Finella Marie Brito-Babapulle and Jonathan Fielden},
  journal={The hematology journal : the official journal of the European Haematology Association},
  year={2003},
  volume={4 1},
  pages={54-6}
}
Capillary leak syndrome (CLS) commonly occurs in the intensive care setting. CLS is seen in conditions such as septic shock or may result from conditions such as multitrauma and pancreatitis, which result in the systemic inflammatory response syndrome (SIRS). We present two cases in which both patients suffered with CLS, which we believe was caused following administration of granulocyte colony-stimulating factor, to our knowledge not described in the intensive care patient previously. We… CONTINUE READING