Donald I. Feinstein, MD, MACP | Authors

Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation in Patients With Solid Tumors

February 15, 2015

This review summarizes the published data regarding the association of disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC) with solid tumors, the laboratory diagnosis of DIC, the clinical presentation and types of tumors typically seen with DIC, and the pathophysiologic mechanisms involved; it also offers suggestions for management of DIC in patients with solid tumors.