What is the role of immunosuppression in the pathophysiology of multiple organ dysfunction syndrome (MODS) in sepsis?

Updated: Jan 27, 2020
  • Author: Ali H Al-Khafaji, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: Michael R Pinsky, MD, CM, Dr(HC), FCCP, FAPS, MCCM  more...
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The interaction between proinflammatory and anti-inflammatory mediators may lead to an imbalance between them. An inflammatory reaction or an immunodeficiency may predominate, or both may be present.


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