Disseminated intravascular coagulation

What is Disseminated intravascular coagulation?

A hemorrhagic syndrome that occurs following the uncontrolled activation of clotting factors and fibrinolytic enzymes throughout small blood vessels; fibrin is deposited, platelets and clotting factors are consumed, and fibrin degradation products inhibit fibrin polymerization, resulting in tissue necrosis and bleeding.

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I appreciate that a seriously falling PLT (platelet) count can have various causes. If the PLT count falls below 10 then, theoretically, could...

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yes infection can cuse such picture

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hello, I have had active EBV for most of 9 years. Im concerned about long term prognosis and who should I see

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CBC panel says schistocytes present, acanthocytes present, 1+ anisocytosis.

Diagnosed with chronic lyme, co-infections including bartonella (no...

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Treatment of chronic Lyme disease is symptomatic.

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