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

  • Placental abruption occurs when the placenta begins to peel away from the uterus too soon, while the baby still needs its supply oxygen and nutrients. This can cause dangerous problems for both the mother and baby.
    Source:HLCMS
  • HELLP syndrome is an extremely dangerous condition in pregnant women. It includes: Hemolysis, ELevated liver enzymes, Low Platelet count. HELLP symptoms are similar to flu-like symptoms, but other symptoms are possible.
    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
  • A burn is damage to the skin or body normally caused by exposure to heat or hot substances. Some symptoms are pain, red skin, and blisters.
    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.
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  • Leukemia is a cancer of the blood cells. Excessive sweating at night, constant fatigue, weight loss, bone pain, and easy bleeding or bruising are all signs of this disease.
    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
  • If you have experienced severe blood loss, a blood transfusion can help restore strength and health. However, it is important that the blood is accurately matched to your blood type. If the blood type is not a match, you can experience a transfusi...
    Source:HLCMS
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