Bleeding and Coagulopathy

  • Janice P. Dutcher


Anemia is not an uncommon finding in patients with malignancy, and the etiology is often multifactorial. In patients with hematologic malignancies, anemia is usually due to the lack of production of red blood cells, rather than blood loss, but it may be due to both. In patients with solid tumors, the anemia is usually that of chronic disease, a state of impaired iron utilization and therefore decreased blood production.1–3


Human Leukocyte Antigen Acute Leukemia Disseminate Intravascular Coagulation Disseminate Intravascular Coagulation Platelet Transfusion 
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