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Acute Adrenal Hemorrhage in a Patient with Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia (HIT)

Specialty:

Hematology Oncology
Clinical Laboratory
Clinical Pharmacology
Critical Care
Immunology/Rheumatology

Objective:

ICD-10:

Description:

A patient with heparin-induced thrombocytopenia may have thrombosis with hemorrhagic infarction of one or both adrenal glands. Unilateral injury may go unnoticed while severe bilateral necrosis may be a medical emergency.

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