bleeding diathesis

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bleeding diathesis

a predisposition to abnormal blood clotting.

bleeding diathesis

An increased susceptibility to bleeding due to a coagulation defect, which can be genetic (e.g., Haemophilia, Glanzmann disease, von Willebrand disease) or acquired (e.g., scurvy, vitamin-K deficiency, leukaemia).
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Tentative diagnosis is made by recognizing a rapidly growing pedunculated or sessile mass characterized by a friable surface, bleeding tendency, and an ulceration covered with whitish slough.
She had no history of illness until 25 years of age, when she developed general fatigue and bleeding tendency and the symptoms led to diagnosis of Gaucher disease.
Blood tests are necessary to rule out any bleeding tendency.
Inherited bleeding tendency (haemophilia) can have devastating effects on the lives of patients and, if uncontrolled, can be life-threatening.
All patients had fever as presenting complaint, 83 per cent patients had body ache, 27 per cent had bleeding tendency with upper gastrointestinal bleeding being the commonest, 50 per cent had hepatomegaly ( enlarged liver) or hepatosplenomegaly ( simultaneous enlargement of both the liver and the spleen).
3 [micro]g/kg) was used in a preeclamptic patient with prolonged bleeding time in an attempt to correct her bleeding tendency and prepare her for epidural anesthesia (5).
Increased bleeding tendency is one of many complications associated with chronic kidney disease and is thought to be attributed to platelet dysfunction due to elevated production of prostacycline and nitric oxide.
Non-hemophilic patients with acquired inhibitors against factors VIII, IX or XII may have both a bleeding tendency and an increased risk of thrombosis at the same time.
Changes in blood constituents can make the blood hyper-viscous, or produce a bleeding tendency, and these can give rise to a haemorrhagic fundus appearance.
The many cases of human sickness include: cancer, bone marrow biopsy, Bleeding tendency, hemolytic anemia, other anemia), bone cancer, arthritis, bone tumors, fractures, muscle pain, blood-streaked stool, gallbladder disease, hemorrhoids, tarry stools, colon tumors, rectum tumor, stomach tumor, ulcers, deafness, dizziness, instability, shivering, sweaty, hungry, drainage from ears, ringing in ears, hearing loss, blurred vision, cataracts, double vision, eye infection, glaucoma, sudden blindness, bloody urination, excessive urination, kidney stone, losing urine when coughing, laughing etc.