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coagulopathy

 [ko-ag″u-lop´ah-the]
any disorder of blood coagulation.
consumption coagulopathy disseminated intravascular coagulation.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

co·ag·u·lop·a·thy

(kō'ag-yū-lop'ă-thē),
A disease affecting the coagulability of the blood.
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coagulopathy

Hematology A clotting defect in which bleeding does not stop in the usual time period Etiology Hemophilia, drug-induced defects–eg, aspirin, thrombocytopenia, liver disease, Von Willebrand's disease. See Consumption coagulopathy, DIC, Leukemic coagulopathy.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

co·ag·u·lop·a·thy

(kō-ag'yū-lop'ă-thē)
A disease affecting the coagulability of the blood.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

Coagulopathy

A disorder in which blood is either too slow or too quick to coagulate (clot).
Mentioned in: Cerebral Palsy
Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Maternal mortality ranges from 36-71%.4,10 In majority of the cases, these women developed FHF, which accounts for 28-70%,3,5,6 while coagulation defect occurs in 26-79%.10,11 S.
Cord was the primary bleeding site in our patient and as there is a history of death of a sibling we think it is a congenital coagulation defect. As the baby appeared well, we did not think DIC or infection.
Other findings can include broad or webbed neck, pectus deformity, cryptorchidism, characteristic facies, varied coagulation defects, lymphatic dysplasias, and ocular abnormalities [2].
She developed antibodies to the bovine thrombin, which caused significant and severe coagulation defects.
Reversal of coagulation defects is achieved through administration of anticoagulant agents and replacement of blood factors.