Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation

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This chapter covers the diagnosis and treatment of disseminated intravascular coagulation. Disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC) may be found in patients with a variety of disease states. DIC can present with a spectrum of findings ranging from asymptomatic abnormal laboratory findings to florid bleeding or thrombosis. DIC is always a consequence of another pathologic process and represents the final common pathway of coagulation dysregulation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationHemostasis and Thrombosis
Subtitle of host publicationFourth Edition
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Number of pages5
ISBN (Electronic)9783030193300
ISBN (Print)9783030193294
StatePublished - Jan 1 2019


  • DIC
  • Purpura fulminans
  • Thrombin
  • Thrombin time

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine


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