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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2) In addition to trauma, bleeding diatheses, regional vascular anomalies, occipital surgery, and pituitary hemorrhage have all been described as inciting factors.
This can also be the first presentation of bleeding diatheses, requiring a full work-up.
2] Other complications of varicella are myocarditis, corneal lesions, nephritis, arthritis, bleeding diatheses, acute glomerulonephritis and hepatitis.
Bleeding diatheses involved warfarin administration for various conditions in 17 patients, liver dysfunction in 3, thrombocytopenia in 4 and von Willebrand's disease in 1.
While the majority of excess bleeds are not related to haematological disorders, in certain series, bleeding diatheses accounted for 5 - 20% of underlying causes.
In the past decades, significant advances have been made in understanding coagulation disorders, including thrombophilias and bleeding diatheses.
It is usually observed when the infant is 5-9 days old; signs include irritability, seizures, respiratory distress, jaundice, bleeding diatheses, shock, and often vesicular exanthema (3,4).
14) Bleeding diatheses due to vascular malformations may give a bleeding pattern similar to platelet disorders, but is often more focal than diffuse.
Because bleeding is a common complication of these procedures, patients with uncorrectable bleeding diatheses may not be good candidates, especially for IGPNB using large cutting needles.
Because FASLODEXis administered intramuscularly, it should be used with caution in patients with bleeding diatheses, thrombocytopenia, or in patients on anticoagulants
Factors associated with early death in TAM include a high white cell count, increased liver enzymes, failure to normalize the blood count, ascites, preterm delivery, bleeding diatheses and failure of spontaneous remission.