Coagulopathy (main)

Background

  • Primary hemostasis: damage to endothelial basement membrane and formation of platelet plug
  • Secondary hemostasis: coagulation cascade

Clinical Features

  • Spontaneous bleeding
  • Bleeding out of proportion
  • Swollen joints
  • Epistaxis
  • Bleeding gums
  • Menometrorrhagia
  • Easy bruising/petechiae
  • Hematuria

Differential Diagnosis

Coagulopathy

Increased Clotting

Management

See Also

References

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