Bleeding diathesis

Bleeding diathesis


Caption =
DiseasesDB = 1442
ICD10 = ICD10|D|69|9|d|65
ICD9 = ICD9|287.9
MedlinePlus =
eMedicineSubj =
eMedicineTopic =
MeshID = D006474
In medicine (hematology), bleeding diathesis is an unusual susceptibility to bleeding (hemorrhage) due to a defect in the system of coagulation. Several types are distinguished, ranging from mild to lethal.

Some examples of bleeding diatheses:
*von Willebrand Disease
*Glanzmann thrombasthenia
*Bernard-Soulier syndrome
*Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome

Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Игры ⚽ Поможем сделать НИР

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Diathesis — (from the Greek διάθεσις grammatical voice, disposition ) may refer to: Grammatical voice Predisposition (psychology) The diathesis–stress model Bleeding diathesis in medicine an abnormal propensity toward bleeding This disambiguation page lists… …   Wikipedia

  • Diathesis — In medicine, a "diathesis" is an elegant term for a predisposition or tendency. Thus, a hemorrhagic diathesis is nothing more than a bleeding tendency. The word "diathesis" is Greek. * * * The constitutional or inborn state… …   Medical dictionary

  • Lower gastrointestinal bleeding — Infobox Disease Name = PAGENAME Caption = DiseasesDB = ICD10 = ICD10|K|92|2|k|90 ICD9 = ICD9|578.9 ICDO = OMIM = MedlinePlus = eMedicineSubj = radio eMedicineTopic = 301 MeshID = Lower gastrointestinal bleeding, commonly abbreviated LGIB, refers… …   Wikipedia

  • Albinism with hemorrhagic diathesis and pigmented reticuloendothelial cells — A genetic (inherited) disorder, also known as the Hermansky Pudlak syndrome (HPS), characterized by albinism (with lack of skin and eye pigment), bruising and prolonged bleeding (due to defective blood platelets), and fibrosis of the lungs. In… …   Medical dictionary

  • hemorrhagic diathesis — n an abnormal tendency to spontaneous often severe bleeding compare HEMOPHILIA, THROMBOCYTOPENIC PURPURA * * * a predisposition to abnormal hemostasis and hemorrhage …   Medical dictionary

  • hemorrhagic diathesis — noun : a constitutional tendency to spontaneous often severe bleeding compare hemophilia, purpura hemorrhagica …   Useful english dictionary

  • Von Willebrand factor — (vWF) is a blood glycoprotein involved in hemostasis. It is deficient or defective in von Willebrand disease and is involved in a large number of other diseases, including thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura, Heyde s syndrome, and possibly… …   Wikipedia

  • Viral hemorrhagic fever — Classification and external resources ICD 10 A96 A …   Wikipedia

  • Thrombolysis — is the breakdown (lysis) of blood clots[1] by pharmacological means. It is colloquially referred to as clot busting for this reason. It works by stimulating fibrinolysis by plasmin through infusion of analogs of tissue plasminogen activator (tPA) …   Wikipedia

  • Drotrecogin alfa — Systematic (IUPAC) name Activated human protein C Clinical data AHFS/ monograph Pregnan …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”