Hemorrhagic Diathesis

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hemorrhagic diathesis

[‚hem·ə′raj·ik dī′ath·ə·səs]
Any condition marked by abnormal bleeding tendency.

Hemorrhagic Diathesis


a predisposition to bleeding. Hemorrhagic diathesis may be manifested as an independent disease, associated with an impairment of blood coagulability, or as a secondary symptom of a variety of infectious diseases, avitaminoses, (for example, scurvy), and severe kidney lesions.

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The warfarin was stopped and vitamin K administered to control the bleeding diathesis.
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sup][1],[2] Many etiologies of SSEH have been reported, such as anticoagulant therapy, hypertension, voiding, cough, and bleeding diathesis.
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Patients with uncorrectable bleeding diathesis were excluded.
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