DIC

DIC (shock): bleeding (petechiae, wound), organ failure, shock


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  • DIC
  • aka: disseminated intravascular coagulation,
  • shock
  • bleeding (petechiae, wound), organ failure, shock
  • Acute emergency (burn, venom, sepsis) -> organs fail, bp drops, petechiae appears
  • Petechiae
  • factors-- (PT++,PTT++), fibrinogen-- (TT++), plt-- (bleeding time++, PFA++), D-dimer (fibrinolysis), shear (schistocyte), lyse (LDH,bili)
  • coag consumes plt, factors
  • txf (for bp and clotting), watch out for thrombosis -> embolism