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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Paris-Trousseau thrombocytopenia is a disorder that presents with mild bleeding tendency with variable thrombocytopenia, abnormal giant alpha-granules in platelets, and dysmegakaryopoiesis.
The most common age to present was 15-40 years, most frequent subtype was M2 and most common features included infection, weakness and bleeding tendency.
3] Characteristic clinical presentation of haemophilia is bleeding tendency.
Among 276 patients who met the inclusion criteria for participation in the current study, 226 were excluded because of successful bleeding control with cold saline, cardiovascular disease, bleeding tendency, or anticoagulant and antiplatelet drug consumption.
Other factors such as kidney and liver disease, history of bleeding tendency, anemia and use of drugs and alcohol also contribute.
When amlodipine was stopped and replaced by an ACE inhibitor, the bleeding tendency rapidly resolved without recurrence.
Management of this case was challenging due to the underlying bleeding tendency of the patient and risk for nosocomial infection.
Bailey and Fordyce6 found a delayed bleeding tendency in patients who continued to take warfarin but all episodes were controlled by local measures.
However, it is sometimes very difficult and dangerous in the patients with NP because of inflammation, adhesion, and bleeding tendency.
Furthermore, blood analysis failed to identify the cause of bleeding tendency, as platelet counts, alanine transaminase levels, aspartate transaminase levels, activated partial thromboplastin time, and prothrombin time were all normal.