Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation (DIC): Symptoms
, or DIC, is a condition in which clots form throughout the body’s small .
About DIC Symptoms
Signs and symptoms of (DIC) depend on its cause and whether the condition is or .
DIC develops quickly (over hours or days) and is very serious. DIC develops more slowly (over weeks or months). It lasts longer and usually isn’t recognized as quickly as acute DIC.
With DIC, clotting in the usually occurs first, followed by . However, bleeding may be the first obvious sign. Serious bleeding can occur very quickly after developing acute DIC. Thus, emergency in a hospital is needed.
clotting also occurs with DIC, but it usually doesn’t lead to . Sometimes chronic DIC has no signs or symptoms.
Signs and Symptoms of
In DIC, clots form throughout the body’s small . These blood clots can reduce or block blood flow through the…