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Differential Diagnosis For D Dimer Levels (Lab) - Increased

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List of current finding(s):

Electromagnetic, Physics, trauma, Radiation Causes
Decompression sickness
Surgical, Procedure Complication
Surgery (operation)
Infectious Disorders (Specific Agent)
Argentine Hemorrhagic fever/Junin
Leptospirosis/severe (Weils) type
Aspergillosis, disseminated
Ebola virus disease
Rift Valley fever
Rocky mountain spotted fever
Bolivian Hemorrhagic fever/Machupo
Dengue hemorrhagic fever
Hemorrhagic fever, Brazilian/Sabia
Hemorrhagic fever, Crimea-Congo
Kyasanur forest disease
African hemorrhagic (Marburg) virus disease
Leptospirosis Ictohemorrhagica
Infected organ, Abscesses
Thrombophlebitis, septic/suppurative
Septic Pulmonary Embolism
Neoplastic Disorders
Metastatic malignancy (cancer)
Allergic, Collagen, Auto-Immune Disorders
Hemolytic anemia, autoimmune
HELLP syndrome of pregnancy
Purpura fulminans
Evan's syndrome (AHA/Immune TP)
Rheumatoid arthritis
Antiphospholipid Syndrome/APLS
Catastrophic Antiphospholipid Syndrome/APLS
Hereditary, Familial, Genetic Disorders
Sickle cell crisis
Sickle cell anemia
Thrombophlebitis/hereditary/recurrent
Anatomic, Foreign Body, Structural Disorders
Amniotic fluid embolism
Thrombosis of lateral sinus
Arteriosclerotic, Vascular, Venous Disorders
Cerebral vein thrombosis/phlebitis
Embolism
Embolism, arterial
Pulmonary embolism
Thromboembolic disease
Thrombosis, arterial
Thrombophlebitis, deep vein
Abdominal aorta thrombosis
Cavernous sinus thrombosis
Cerebral/Venous sinus thrombophlebitis
Cholesterol emboli/aorta
Mesenteric artery embolism
Mesenteric vein thrombosis
Peripheral embolism/extremity
Portal vein thrombosis
Pulmonary embolism, massive
Superior sagittal sinus thrombosis
Mural thrombosis, heart
Pelvic thrombophlebitis
Embolism, aortic saddle
Thrombophlebitis Arm Deep Vein
Reference to Organ System
Disseminated intravascular coagulopathy
Pulmonary emboli, recurrent/Homans
Thrombophlebitis, peripheral
Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura
Thrombophlebitis, migratory
Pathophysiologic
Fibrinolysis process
Drugs
Thrombolysis treatment/Administration/Toxicity
Fibrinolytic therapy
Synonyms
Abnormal, D-Dimer assay, D-dimer assay (procedure), Fibrin D dimer, Fibrin D-Dimer Assay, Fragment D dimer, Lab
Definition

Disseminated intravascular coagulation process and any fibrin split product production. most useful test in ruling out thrombophlebitis as wide list of coagulation intravascular even subclinical. Many false positive results but rare false negative results.

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