17 Early Warning Signs and Symptoms of Hantavirus

13. Hypotension

Hypotension, where are hantavirus symptoms most common

It is one of the main symptoms in the cardiopulmonary phase of the disease. Blood pressure levels are usually dropped dramatically and the disease has a very rapid progression, sometimes leading patients to a severe cardiovascular compromise and shock. In cases of shock, the disease is life-threatening and requires urgent medical attention. It is associated with cardiovascular collapse, massive capillary leakage in the lungs, and other life-threatening complications. It is more common in fragile patients and those who already have a chronic cardiorespiratory condition.

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