vasogenic shock


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vasogenic shock

[¦vāz·ə¦jen·ik ′shäk]
(medicine)
Failure of peripheral circulation due to vasodilation of arterioles and capillaries.
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The baby was diagnosed with life-threatening bacterial poisoning resulting from hypoxemia caused by vasogenic shock, poisoning, and low vascular perfusion that led to bluish limbs due to the lack of adequate oxygen.