What is the role of imaging studies in the diagnosis of systemic inflammatory response syndrome (SIRS)?

Updated: May 07, 2018
  • Author: Lewis J Kaplan, MD, FACS, FCCM, FCCP; Chief Editor: Michael R Pinsky, MD, CM, Dr(HC), FCCP, FAPS, MCCM  more...
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Answer

No diagnostic imaging studies exist for SIRS. The selection of imaging studies depends on the etiology that required hospital and intensive care unit (ICU) admission.


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