Key Information

Appropriate Tests

Primary pathological fibrinogenolysis

Primary fibrinogenolysis is an uncommon acquired bleeding disorder which should be distinguished from DIC with secondary fibrin lysis.

Review clinical features; Full blood count, Platelet count, Blood film, APTT, INR, Prothrombin time, Thrombin time, Fibrinogen, D Dimer.


See Cirrhosis - bleeding

Prostatic carcinoma

See Prostatic enlargement.

Cardiopulmonary surgery


Amniotic fluid embolism


Thrombolytic agents

See Thrombolytic therapy (Thrombolysis).


See Snake bite/envenomation.