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Table 4 CT, EEG features, CSF cell counts and IL levels upon admission

From: Hemorrhagic shock and encephalopathy syndrome – the markers for an early HSES diagnosis

Case No. Initial CT findings Initial EEG features CSF
cell counts/μl
(< 6)*
IL-6
pg/ml
(< 2.6)*
Soluble
IL-2 R U/ml
(122 – 466)*
1 Slight cerebral edema MPS 2 2190 2540
2 Slight cerebral edema MPS 1 6.5 2220
3 Slight cerebral edema MPS 3 3780 1950
4 Normal MPS 6 103 827
5 Severe cerebral edema Low amplitude 3# -- --
6 Moderate cerebral edema Low amplitude 5 75.4 3320
7 Normal Low amplitude 3 5344 3360
8 Normal Low amplitude 5 - 1030
  1. CT, computer tomography; EEG, electroencephalogram; CSF, cerebrospinal fluid; IL, interleukin; R, receptor; MPS, multifocal paroxysmal discharges
  2. #Performed at a previous hospital; *normal values