The bleeding disorder in acute promyelocytic leukaemia: fibrinolysis due to u-PA rather than defibrination.


Three consecutive patients with acute promyelocytic leukaemia who presented with severe haemorrhagic syndromes were studied and the findings contrasted with those of two patients with classical defibrination after electroshock or complicated labour. The leukaemic patients showed no depletion of fibrinogen. There was no evidence of disordered thrombin… (More)


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