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Disseminated intravascular coagulation in newborn

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Disease or Syndrome
Synonyms: DIC in newborn; Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation in Newborn; disseminated intravascular coagulation in newborn; Neonatal Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation; neonatal disseminated intravascular coagulation; Newborn defibrination syndrome; Newborn disseminated intravascular coagulation
SNOMED CT: Newborn defibrination syndrome (34417008); Newborn disseminated intravascular coagulation (34417008); Disseminated intravascular coagulation in newborn (34417008); DIC in newborn (34417008)
Monarch Initiative: MONDO:0001242


A clotting condition characterized as a disruption in the homeostatic balance of the coagulation and fibrinolytic systems presenting as a pathological activation of coagulation mechanisms leading to the formation of small clots inside the blood vessels throughout the body of the newborn. [from NCI]

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  • CROGVDisseminated intravascular coagulation in newborn

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Overton E, Tobes D, Lee A
Best Pract Res Clin Anaesthesiol 2022 May;36(1):107-121. Epub 2022 Feb 10 doi: 10.1016/j.bpa.2022.02.003. PMID: 35659948
Price VE, Ledingham DL, Krümpel A, Chan AK
Semin Fetal Neonatal Med 2011 Dec;16(6):318-22. Epub 2011 Aug 11 doi: 10.1016/j.siny.2011.07.009. PMID: 21839696
Chalmers E, Cooper P, Forman K, Grimley C, Khair K, Minford A, Morgan M, Mumford AD
Arch Dis Child 2011 Nov;96(11):1066-71. Epub 2011 Jan 12 doi: 10.1136/adc.2010.199919. PMID: 21233082

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