An increase in plasma fibrin degradation products can be seen in a number of conditions, some of which may co-exist.
Conditions that may be associated with elevation in fibrin degradation products:
(1) disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC)
(3) trauma or recent surgery
(5) massive hydrothorax/ascites
(6) fibrinolytic therapy
(7) liver impairment
(8) renal impairment
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Specialty: Hematology Oncology