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An 18-year-old woman develops sepsis after an ...

Decreased plasma fibrinogen concentration

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submitted by dr.xx(34),

Severe, rapidly evolving disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC) causes thrombocytopenia, depletion of plasma coagulation factors and fibrinogen, and bleeding.

https://www.msdmanuals.com/professional/hematology-and-oncology/coagulation-disorders/disseminated-intravascular-coagulation-dic