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ddimer [2021/07/17 08:58]
gary1 [3. Abnormally high levels adjusted for age but less than 5x the upper limit of normal]
ddimer [2021/07/17 08:59] (current)
gary1 [1. Is there a reasonable explanation for it?]
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 =====Mx of the patient with a raised D-Dimer===== =====Mx of the patient with a raised D-Dimer=====
 ====1. Is there a reasonable explanation for it?==== ====1. Is there a reasonable explanation for it?====
-  *for example: pregnancy, recent surgery, recent trauma / bruise / fractured ribs, severe sepsis, or known chronic raised DDimer due to malignancy +  *for example: pregnancy, recent surgery, recent trauma / bruise / fractures, severe sepsis, or known chronic raised DDimer due to malignancy 
   *in general, D-Dimer should not be performed on these patients unless looking for very high levels for another cause such as snakebite or AZ vaccine [[TTS]] and if not doing this, the dDimer should probably be ignored and the patient treated on their merits as to their underlying presentation thus EXIT this algorithm.   *in general, D-Dimer should not be performed on these patients unless looking for very high levels for another cause such as snakebite or AZ vaccine [[TTS]] and if not doing this, the dDimer should probably be ignored and the patient treated on their merits as to their underlying presentation thus EXIT this algorithm.
  
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