bleeding diathesis

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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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This condition is associated with several pathological conditions such as metabolic acidosis, hypocalcaemia, hyperphosphatemia, sodium and potassium alteration, protein energy malnutrition, sexual dysfunction, neurological disorders, hypertension and other cardiac or pulmonary pathologies, vascular calcification, dermatological manifestations, immunological deficit with susceptibility to infections, anaemia, haemorrhagic diathesis and other disorders.
Owren, "Parahaemophilia; haemorrhagic diathesis due to absence of a previously unknown clotting factor," The Lancet, vol.