Acute disseminated intravascular coagulation as the presenting and predominant clinical manifestation in a patient with a mucinous adenocarcinoma.

@article{Levo1974AcuteDI,
  title={Acute disseminated intravascular coagulation as the presenting and predominant clinical manifestation in a patient with a mucinous adenocarcinoma.},
  author={Yoram Levo and Albert I. Pick and Iris Cohen and A. Atsmon},
  journal={Haemostasis},
  year={1974},
  volume={3 3},
  pages={167-70}
}
A patient with a fulminant clinical course of disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC) is described. The DIC was first manifested by neurological symptoms and later dominated by hemorrhagic phenomena. Bleeding manifestations were not controlled by treatment with heparin, later supplemented with epsilon-amino-caproic acid and fresh blood. The patient's… CONTINUE READING