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di·ath·e·sis

 (dī-ăth′ĭ-sĭs)
n. pl. di·ath·e·ses (-sēz′)
1. A hereditary predisposition of the body to a disease, a group of diseases, an allergy, or another disorder.
2. Grammar See voice.

[Greek, disposition, condition, from diatithenai, diathe-, to dispose : dia-, dia- + tithenai, to place, set; see dhē- in Indo-European roots.]

di′a·thet′ic (dī′ə-thĕt′ĭk) adj.

diathesis

(daɪˈæθɪsɪs)
n, pl -ses (-ˌsiːz)
(Pathology) a hereditary or acquired susceptibility of the body to one or more diseases
[C17: New Latin, from Greek: propensity, from diatithenai to dispose, from dia- + tithenai to place]
diathetic adj

di•ath•e•sis

(daɪˈæθ ə sɪs)

n., pl. -ses (-ˌsiz)
a predisposition, as to a disease.
[1645–55; < New Latin < Greek diáthesis disposition, state =dia(ti)thé(nai) to arrange]
di`a•thet′ic (-əˈθɛt ɪk) adj.

diathesis

a susceptibility to a certain disease. — diathetic, adj.
See also: Disease and Illness
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.diathesis - constitutional predisposition to a particular disease or abnormality
predisposition, sensitivity - susceptibility to a pathogen
Translations

di·ath·e·sis

n. diátesis, propensión constitucional u orgánica a contraer ciertas enfermedades;
hemorrhagic ______ hemorrágica;
rheumatic ______ reumática.
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Hemorrhagic diathesis is also a common finding due to thrombocytopenia (6).
There were no epistaxis, melena, hematuria, ecchymosis and drug utilization in the patient and history of hemorrhagic diathesis in the family.
Vitamin C serves as a cofactor in collagen synthesis, and its deficiency is characterized by hemorrhagic diathesis. We describe a case of scurvy presenting with anemia, perifollicular hemorrhages, and extensive ecchymoses and highlight the importance of recognizing vitamin C deficiency as a cause of bleeding diathesis.
As laboratory data showed that a prolonged aPTT was beyond normal range (70.7 sec), hemorrhagic diathesis was suspected.
APS causes hemorrhagic infarction of the adrenal glands and is typically associated with stress factors, including surgery, infection, or hemorrhagic diathesis associated with anticoagulation therapy.[2] The formation of thrombi as a result of insufficient anticoagulation could also result in adrenal insufficiency.[4]
Acute liver failure, pancreatitis, hemorrhagic diathesis, and encephalopathy are serious adverse effects.