Maternal Coagulation Disorders and Postpartum HemorrhageSILVER, ROBERT M. MD; MAJOR, HEATHER MDClinical Obstetrics and Gynecology: March 2010 - Volume 53 - Issue 1 - p 252-264 doi: 10.1097/GRF.0b013e3181cef930 Postpartum Hemorrhage Abstract Author InformationAuthors Article MetricsMetrics Disorders of coagulation are relatively uncommon as a sole cause of postpartum hemorrhage. Coagulation disturbances should be suspected in patients with a family history of such abnormalities and patients with a history of menorrhagia. Clinical circumstances may also suggest coagulation defect as a cause of postpartum hemorrhage. Diagnosis of a coagulation disorder often requires a high index of suspicion and should not be overlooked in the evaluation of obstetric hemorrhage. Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Utah Medical Center, Salt Lake City, Utah Correspondence: Robert M. Silver, MD, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Utah Medical Center, 50 North Medical Drive, Salt Lake City, UT. E-mail: email@example.com © 2010 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.