hypofibrinogenemia

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hypofibrinogenemia

[¦hī·po·fī¦brin·ə·jə′nē·mē·ə]
(medicine)
A decrease in plasma fibrogen level.
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It is indicated primarily for the treatment of hypofibrinogenaemia (acquired or congenital) as found mainly in DIC states.
Cryoprecipitate is used in cases of hypofibrinogenaemia, which most often occurs in the setting of massive haemorrhage or consumptive coagulopathy, factor VIII deficiency and Von Willebrand disease as an alternate to specific component therapy.