Septic shock is a condition in which blood pressure falls dangerously. It may occur in patients with serious infections. Very low blood pressure will slow blood flow. Organ failure may occur if the blood flow is too low.
Septic shock is caused by sepsis. Sepsis can be triggered by many different kinds of infections including:
An infection of the lungs has spread throughout the body, leading to septic shock.
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