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Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation (DIC) risks
Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation (DIC)

  • Placental abruption occurs when the placenta detaches from the uterine wall too early. This can cause bleeding and complications for the mother and the baby.
    Source:HLCMS
  • HELLP syndrome is a group of symptoms that can develop in pregnant women. Learn about HELLP syndrome symptoms, risk factors, diagnosis, and treatment.
    Source:HLCMS
  • A bite from a venomous snake should always be treated as a medical emergency. Even a bite from a harmless snake can lead to an allergic reaction or infection.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Excess exposure to high temperatures, or performing strenuous activities during hot weather may result in life-threatening heat related illness. Symptoms of heat stroke include a high body temperature, hot skin with absence of sweating, headache, ...
    Source:HLCMS
  • One life-threatening complication of infection is sepsis, which often occurs in people who are elderly or have weak immune systems. Patches of discolored skin is a symptom of severe sepsis.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Fever of unknown origin (FUO) refers to elevated body temperature for which a cause is not found after basic medical evaluation.
    Source:HLCMS
  • A lobectomy is the surgical removal of the lobe of an organ. Read about why this surgery is performed, and learn about the risks and benefits.
    Source:HLCMS
  • A surgical wound is a cut or incision that occurs during surgery. Learn about risks of infection, at-home care, and more.
    Source:HLCMS
  • A transfusion reaction is when your body has an adverse response to a blood transfusion. Learn how transfusion reactions occur and how to minimize your risk.
    Source:HLCMS
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