Disseminated intravascular coagulation complicating Ender's nailing of a pathologic fracture in prostatic carcinoma. A case report.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC) occurred after closed Ender's pinning of a pathologic fracture of the humerus in a 58-year-old man with metastatic prostatic carcinoma. A review of the oncologic and urologic literature revealed that coagulopathy can be associated with prostatic carcinoma. This association seems not to have been previously reported in the orthopedic literature.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Olson, SA; Humphreys, WG; Allen, WC

Published Date

  • September 1990

Published In

Start / End Page

  • 242 - 244

PubMed ID

  • 2394052

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0009-921X


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States