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Disseminated intravascular coagulation

Disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC) is a medical emergency that can be caused by infectious or non-infectious conditions. The mechanisms underlying DIC — highlighted in this PrimeView — are an imbalance in the factors that control haemostasis.

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Disseminated intravascular coagulation. Nat Rev Dis Primers 2, 16038 (2016). https://doi.org/10.1038/nrdp.2016.38

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