Systemic capillary leak syndrome associated with compartment syndrome and rhabdomyolysis.

@article{Sanghavi2006SystemicCL,
  title={Systemic capillary leak syndrome associated with compartment syndrome and rhabdomyolysis.},
  author={Rupal Sanghavi and Anders Aneman and Mike Parr and Lisa Dunlop and David Champion},
  journal={Anaesthesia and intensive care},
  year={2006},
  volume={34 3},
  pages={
          388-91
        }
}
Systemic capillary leak syndrome (SCLS) is a rare disorder characterized by recurrent spontaneous episodes of hypovolaemic shock due to marked plasma shifts from the intravascular to the extravascular space. This presents as the characteristic triad of hypotension, haemoconcentration and hypoalbuminemia often with an associated monoclonal gammopathy. We describe a patient with SCLS who required aggressive fluid resuscitation and emergency fasciotomies for compartment syndrome with… CONTINUE READING

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