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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Contraindications Known hypersensitivity to any component of Aggrastat History of thrombocytopenia with prior exposure to Aggrastat Active internal bleeding, or history of bleeding diathesis, major surgical procedure or severe physical trauma within previous month.
In our case, the patient had no history of perianal pathology or bleeding diathesis.
Bleeding diathesis and paradoxical thrombosis can occur.
A 63-year-old Caucasian female with no known history of trauma, anticoagulation or bleeding diathesis was presented to the emergency department with sudden-onset, sharp abdominal and right flank pain.
In recent years, patients with leucocyte adhesion disorder (LAD) type 3 who have frequent infections and show bleeding diathesis similar to GT patients have been considered as a subgroup of GT (8).
Patient factors associated with an increased risk of vascular complications include hypertension, female sex, bleeding diathesis, peripheral arterial disease (PAD), age and obesity (2).
In a patient with a bleeding diathesis, a detailed personal and family bleeding history should he obtained before beginning a laboratory evaluation of platelet function.
In conclusion, we would like to emphasize that the probability of leptospirosis should be considered in children presenting with jaundice, encephalopathy, multiple organ dysfunction and bleeding diathesis if there are any environmental risk factors.
Her family history was negative for bleeding diathesis or connective tissue disorders.
NTD, Down syndrome, congenital malformation, mental or physical retardation, thalassaemia, bleeding diathesis or other genetic syndrome, etc.