Medical Definition of Disseminated intravascular coagulation

1. Complication of septic shock in which endotoxin (from gram-negative bacteria) induces systemic clotting of the blood, probably indirectly through the effect of endotoxin on neutrophils. It may also develop in other situations where neutrophils become systemically hyperactivated. Acronym: DIC (11 Jan 1998)



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