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 venomous snake bite can be deadly and is a medical emergency. Even a bite from a harmless snake can cause infection or an allergic reaction, producing symptoms like pain and swelling, convulsions, nausea, or paralysis.
    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 the elevation in body temperature for a specified time, for which a cause is not found after basic medical evaluation.
    Source:HLCMS
  • A surgical wound is a cut or an incision in the skin that is usually made by a scalpel during surgery.
    Source:HLCMS
  • A lobectomy is the surgical removal of a lobe of an organ. It most often refers to the removal of a section of a lung.
    Source:HLCMS
  • A transfusion reaction is a rare condition that occurs when a person receives a transfusion with blood that is not matched to their blood type. This may cause symptoms such as back pain, fever, fainting, or dizziness.
    Source:HLCMS
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