What is the prevalence of disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC)?

Updated: Dec 06, 2020
  • Author: Marcel M Levi, MD; Chief Editor: Srikanth Nagalla, MBBS, MS, FACP  more...
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DIC may occur in 30-50% of patients with sepsis, [39] and it develops in an estimated 1% of all hospitalized patients. [5] DIC occurs at all ages and in all races, and no particular sex predisposition has been noted.


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