Pathology of disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC). Analysis of 26 Cases

Stanley J. Robboy, M. C. Major, Robert W. Colman, John D. Minna

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The pathologic features of disseminated intravascular coagulation in 26 patients are presented. Emphasis is placed on the location and severity of fibrin thrombi, the types of vessels affected, skin biopsy as a diagnostic procedure, unusual syndromes of disseminated intravascular coagulation, consequences of major vessel thromboses, and complications intrinsic to the disorder or those induced inadvertantly by therapy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)327-343
Number of pages17
JournalHuman Pathology
Issue number3
StatePublished - Sep 1972

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pathology and Forensic Medicine


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