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Revista de la Facultad de Medicina Humana

English Title

Shock críptico, diagnóstico incipiente

Keywords

Sepsis, Shock, Lactic acid

English Keywords

Sepsis, Shock, Ácido láctico

Abstract

Cryptic shock is a poorly identified clinical entity, it still describes a patient with signs of tissue hypoperfusion without affecting blood pressure. In the emergency department, it is important to identify signs of hypoperfusion and evaluate various hidden sources of infection by taking a complete medical history, a thorough physical examination, and if necessary advanced imaging. It is necessary to conclude that the importance of the timely diagnosis of this clinical entity helps to significantly improve the prognosis.

English Abstract

El shock críptico es una entidad clínica poco identificada, describe aún paciente con signos de hipoperfusión tisular sin afectación de la presión arterial. En el departamento de emergencia es importante identificar signos de hipoperfusión y evaluar diversas fuentes ocultas de infección realizando una historia clínica completa, un examen físico exhaustivo y de ser necesario imagenología avanzada. Es necesario concluir que la importancia del diagnóstico oportuno de esta entidad clínica ayuda a mejorar significativamente el pronóstico.

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