Blood Poisoning; Septic Shock; Septicemia 


The presence of bacteria or their toxins in the blood or tissues.

Disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC), also known as consumptive coagulopathy, is a pathological activation of coagulation (blood clotting ...

Sepsis as related to Disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC)

  • Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation (DIC) | Sepsis Alliance
    Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation (DIC) Disseminated intravascular coagulation, or DIC, is a complicated condition that can occur when someone has severe sepsis or septic shock. Both blood clotting and difficulty with clotting may occur, causing a vicious cycle. Small blood clots can develop throughout your bloodstream, especially in the microscopic blood vessels …

  • Sepsis and disseminated intravascular coagulation
    DIC refers to dysregulated hemostasis causing widespread clotting. Eventually this causes the consumption of coagulation factors, which may create a tendency to bleed. Different flavors of DIC tend to be dominated by either bleeding or clotting, for example: Hemorrhage is associated with DIC from pregnancy, leukemia, or trauma.

  • Sepsis and disseminated intravascular coagulation ...
    Sepsis is a clinical syndrome defined as a systemic response to infection. It is frequently complicated by coagulopathy [ 1] and, in about 35 % of severe cases, by disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC) [ 2 – 4 ].

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    • Author: Kohji Okamoto, Toshihisa Tamura, Yusuke Sawatsubashi
  • Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation (DIC)

    Disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC) is a rare, life-threatening condition. In the early stages of the condition, DIC causes your blood to clot excessively. As a result, blood clots may...

  • Disseminated intravascular coagulation - Wikipedia
    Also known as Consumption Coagulopathy Disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC) is a rare but serious condition that causes abnormal blood clotting throughout the body’s blood vessels. It is caused by another disease or condition, such as an infection or injury, that makes the body’s normal blood clotting process become overactive.