Acquired Bleeding Disorders

  • Thomas G. DeLougheryEmail author


This chapter covers common acquired bleeding disorders such as thrombocytopenia due to illness or drugs and coagulation factor inhibitors. The most common bleeding disorders in older patients are acquired bleeding disorders. The most frequent, immune thrombocytopenia, liver and renal disease, and DIC, are discussed in other chapters. This chapter reviews other causes of acquired bleeding disorders.


Brodifacoum Factor inhibitors Platelet dysfunction Vitamin K deficiency 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Division of Hematology/Medical Oncology, Department of Medicine, Pathology, and PediatricsOregon Health & Sciences UniversityPortlandUSA

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