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Mesh term Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation

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Blood Coagulation Disorders
Hemorrhagic Disorders


A disorder characterized by procoagulant substances entering the general circulation causing a systemic thrombotic process. The activation of the clotting mechanism may arise from any of a number of disorders. A majority of the patients manifest skin lesions, sometimes leading to PURPURA FULMINANS.

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