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bleeding diathesisAn 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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hemorrhagic diathesisMedtalk Bleeding–like crazy, like stuck pig
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