Disseminated intravascular coagulation in Child
DIC occurs when there is intravenous coagulation in association with consumption of platelets. Hemolytic anemia and thromboembolism secondary to intravascular coagulation occurs.
The symptoms of DIC can be mild to severe. The onset can be subacute or sudden with associated high fever and development of purpura.
In severe cases, fatality can occur within 2 days.
D65 – Disseminated intravascular coagulation [defibrination syndrome]
67406007 – Disseminated intravascular coagulation
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