Of interest was that an association was also evident in patients with BMTB, suggesting that a consumptive coagulopathy
(such as DIC) is a likely contributor to the low platelet count frequently seen in these patients.
Secondary conditions associated with the virus include acute renal failure, multi-organ failure, acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), and consumptive coagulopathy
-- a clotting disorder that leads to hemorrhage, organ failure and death.
A hemangioma that rapidly increases in size has the potential to trap platelets and cause a consumptive coagulopathy
Other causes of haemorrhage in DI could be coagulation defects, capillary fragility, consumptive coagulopathy
and platelet dysfunction (3,10,11).
Pre-eclampsia (PE) is a condition developing after the 20th week of pregnancy and manifested clinically by hypertension, nephropathy and in severe cases, seizures and consumptive coagulopathy