Disseminated intravascular coagulation (D65)

Clinical Information for Disseminated intravascular coagulation (D65)

Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation - A disorder characterized by procoagulant substances entering the general circulation causing a systemic thrombotic process. The activation of the clotting mechanism may arise from any of a number of disorders. A majority of the patients manifest skin lesions, sometimes leading to PURPURA FULMINANS.

Purpura Fulminans - A severe, rapidly fatal reaction occurring most commonly in children following an infectious illness. It is characterized by large, rapidly spreading skin hemorrhages, fever, or shock. Purpura fulminans often accompanies or is triggered by DISSEMINATED INTRAVASCULAR COAGULATION.

Waterhouse-Friderichsen Syndrome - A condition of HEMORRHAGE and NECROSIS of the ADRENAL GLAND. It is characterized by rapidly developing ADRENAL INSUFFICIENCY; HYPOTENSION; and widespread cutaneous PURPURA.

Afibrinogenemia - A deficiency or absence of FIBRINOGEN in the blood.

Fibrinogen - Plasma glycoprotein clotted by thrombin, composed of a dimer of three non-identical pairs of polypeptide chains (alpha, beta, gamma) held together by disulfide bonds. Fibrinogen clotting is a sol-gel change involving complex molecular arrangements: whereas fibrinogen is cleaved by thrombin to form polypeptides A and B, the proteolytic action of other enzymes yields different fibrinogen degradation products.

Instructional Notations

Inclusion Terms Inclusion Terms
These terms are the conditions for which that code is to be used. The terms may be synonyms of the code title, or, in the case of "other specified" codes, the terms are a list of the various conditions assigned to that code. The inclusion terms are not necessarily exhaustive. Additional terms found only in the Alphabetic Index may also be assigned to a code.

  • Afibrinogenemia, acquired
  • Consumption coagulopathy
  • Diffuse or disseminated intravascular coagulation [DIC]
  • Fibrinolytic hemorrhage, acquired
  • Fibrinolytic purpura
  • Purpura fulminans

Type 1 Excludes Type 1 Excludes
A type 1 excludes note is a pure excludes note. It means "NOT CODED HERE!" An Excludes1 note indicates that the code excluded should never be used at the same time as the code above the Excludes1 note. An Excludes1 is used when two conditions cannot occur together, such as a congenital form versus an acquired form of the same condition.

  • disseminated intravascular coagulation (complicating):
  • abortion or ectopic or molar pregnancy O00 O07 O08.1
  • in newborn P60
  • pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium O45.0 O46.0 O67.0 O72.3