Major disorders associated with DIC

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  • Obstetric complications such as abruptio placentae, retained dead fetus, septic abortion, amniotic fluid embolism, and toxemia of pregnancy (placental microthrombi)

  • Infections like G(-) sepsis, menigococcemia (Waterhouse-Friderichsen syndrome; acute adrenal hemorrhage/necrosis), RMSF, histoplasmosis, aspergillosis, and malaria

  • Neoplasms like mucinous adenocarcinomas of the pancreas, prostate, ovary, lungs, and stomach, or acute promyelocytic leukemia

  • Massive tissue injuries such as trauma, burns, and extensive surgery

  • Miscellaneous conditions

    • Acute intravascular hemolysis (as in transfusion reaction)

    • Snakebite

    • Giant hemangioma

    • Shock

    • Heat stroke

    • Vasculitis

    • Aortic aneurysm

    • Liver disease

Category: Medical Subject Notes , Pathology Notes



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