An acute disease of the nervous system caused by toxins of the bacterium Clostridium tetani.
Abnormally low concentration of platelets in blood. May result in bleeding into the skin, spontaneous bruising and prolonged bleeding after injury.
The formation of a blood clot within the blood vessels (arteries or veins).
Tissue Plasminogen Activator (tPA)
A protein found in the body that acts to breakdown a blood clot.
A synthetic drug that stops bleeding by preventing the premature breakdown of the clot by reducing the natural anti-fibrinolytic activity.