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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Factor Xiii indications: Prophylactic treatment of congenital deficiency of Factor XIII and resultant haemorrhagic diathesis, haemorrhages and disturbances in wound healing