Disseminated intravascular coagulation

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Causes

  1. infection
  2. carcinoma
  3. acute leukemia
  4. trauma (head)
  5. shock
  6. liver disease
  7. pregnancy
  8. vascular disease
  9. envenomation
  10. ARDS
  11. transfusion reaction

Diagnosis

  1. PT high
  2. PTT high
  3. Platlet low
  4. Fibrinogen low
  5. FDP high
  6. D-dimer high
  7. RBCs fragmented


Treatment

See Heme: Bleeding Treatment

Source

1/26/06 DONALDSON (addapted from Tintinalli)