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Blood cause of bleeding in 10yr old

A 10-year-old boy is admitted to the hospital because of bleeding. Pertinent laboratory findings include a platelet count of 50,000/ÁL, prothrombin time (PT) of 15 s (control 11.5 s), activated partial thromboplastin time (aPTT) of 51 s (control 36 s), thrombin time (TT) of 13.7 s (control 10.5 s), and factor VIII level of 14% (normal 38 to 178%). Which of the following is the most likely cause of his bleeding?

A. hemophilia A
b. hemophilia B
c. vit K deficiency
e. disseminated intravascular coagulation
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A 10-year-old boy is admitted to the hospital because of bleeding. Pertinent laboratory findings include a platelet count of 50,000/ÁL, prothrombin time (PT) of 15 s (control 11.5 s), activated partial thromboplastin time (aPTT) of 51 s (control 36 s), thrombin time (TT) of 13.7 s (control 10.5 s), and factor VIII level of 14% (normal 38 to 178%). Which of the following is the most likely cause of his bleeding?

A. hemophilia A
b. hemophilia B
c. vit K deficiency
e. disseminated intravascular coagulation
DIC....global coagulation profile abnormality with low platelet count
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Its DIC!!!!!!!
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E. Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation
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e. disseminated intravascular coagulation
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