Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation Evaluation
- Excessive skin bruising
- Rashes that look like broken blood vessels in the skin or bruises
- Bloody stools
- Breathing difficulty
Blood tests are required to make the diagnosis of disseminated intravascular coagulation.
Tests that may be used to evaluate disseminated intravascular coagulation include:
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