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DISSEMINATED INTRAVASCULAR DISEASE

DISSEMINATED INTRAVASCULAR DISEASE

Disseminated intravascular coagulation, formerly termed as disseminated intravascular coagulopathy, is not a disease but a sign of an underlying condition. DIC may be triggered by sepsis, trauma, cancer, shock, abruptio placenta, toxins or allergic reactions. The severity of DIC is variable, but it is potentially life-threatening. PATHOPHYSIOLOGY  Normal homeostatic mechanism are altered in DIC so […]

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