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    Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation Professional

    Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation, Synonyms: DIC, consumptive coagulopathy Description Usually there is a balance between the clotting and lysis systems; however, in dissem...

    Meyer-Betz Syndrome Professional

    Metabolic acidosis , acute renal failure (ARF), respiratory failure , cardiac arrhythmias and disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC) all may complicate rhabdomyolysis. Ep...

    Vitamin K Deficiency Professional

    Miscellaneous causes include massive transfusion, disseminated intravascular coagulation, polycythaemia vera, nephrotic syndrome, cystic fibrosis, and leukaemia.

    Colorado Tick Fever Professional

    Children occasionally have haemorrhagic complications such as severe rash, GI bleeding or disseminated intravascular coagulation . [ 4 ] However patients who are immunocompromised or...

    Haemolytic Anaemia Professional

    Examples are prosthetic cardiac valves, glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficiency, thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura, disseminated intravascular coagulation and paroxysmal nocturn...

    Purpuric Rashes Conditions

    Conditions affecting the blood clotting (coagulation) system, such as: Disseminated intravascular coagulation which causes excessive blood clotting in small blood vessels). ...

    Ehrlichiosis Professional

    Other possible complications with severe infection include meningitis, pericarditis , renal failure, and disseminated intravascular coagulation . Prognosis The prognosis is exce...

    Scrub Typhus Professional

    CXR may show lower zone lung infiltrates in interstitial pneumonia Complications Pneumonitis Hepatitis Myocarditis Meningoencephalitis Disseminated intravascular...

    Favism Professional

    Exacerbation of other haemolytic anaemias - eg,  hereditary spherocytosis , autoimmune haemolytic anaemia . Disseminated intravascular coagulation . Systemic lupus erythematosus...

    Purpuric Rashes Professional

    Excessive platelet destruction such as: Immune problems (eg, immune thrombocytopenia , secondary immune thrombocytopenia - SLE, viral infections, drugs - post-transfusion purpura). [ 7 ] ...

    Amniotic Fluid Embolism Professional

    Amniotic fluid embolises to the pulmonary circulation and the patient responds with the rapid development of a complex constellation of findings with sudden cardiovascular collapse, acute left ventric...

    Serotonin Syndrome Professional

    Complications Hyperthermia can lead to metabolic acidosis, rhabdomyolysis, acute kidney injury and disseminated intravascular coagulation. Thermal disturbance should be aggressively man...

    Relapsing Fever Professional

    The organism then rapidly disseminates to spleen, liver, lungs, kidneys, central nervous system and bone marrow. [ 3 ] Spirochetaemia leads to a low-grade disseminated intravascular coagulation...

    Plague Professional

    Patients may have bleeding from the skin and mucous membranes and haemorrhage into organs due to disseminated intravascular coagulation . They may also develop red tender nodules on the skin...

    Rhabdomyolysis and Other Causes of Myoglobinuria Professional

    Decreased calcium ions - may also be associated with arrhythmias and tetany. Disseminated intravascular coagulation. Diagnosis This is based on clinical grounds - eg, t...

    Protein C Deficiency Professional

    Acquired protein C deficiency This may occur with: Severe infection, including meningococcal septicaemia. Disseminated intravascular coagulation. Liver disease. Vitamin K de...

    Sepsis (Septicaemia) Conditions

    Complications can include: Disseminated intravascular coagulation - this means the formation of blood clots in the small blood vessels throughout the body.

    Adult Sepsis Safety Net Child Sepsis Safety Net

    Meningococcal Disease Professional

    Investigations for disseminated intravascular coagulation: prothrombin time is elevated, activated partial thromboplastin time (aPTT) is elevated, platelet count is reduced and the fibrinogen...

    Protein S Deficiency Professional

    Antiphospholipid antibodies. Disseminated intravascular coagulation. Protein S levels fall progressively during pregnancy and are reduced to a lesser extent in women using oestrogen-...

    Gas Gangrene Professional

    Hyperbaric oxygen therapy - kills anaerobic C. perfringens ; however, efficacy has not been proven. [ 8 ] Tetanus toxoid may also be indicated. [ 9 ] Complications Multi-organ failur...

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