Commonly seen in young males between 20-30 years of age.
Seen in fracture shaft of femur
SYMPTOMS AND SIGNS: 3C’s
Petechial rashes on front and back.
-Anaemia (<5gm %)
-In fracture shaft of femur, avg. blood loss is 1-1.5L; so Thrombocytopenia
-Chest Xray shows SNOW STORM APPEARANCE
-GURD test: microscopic examination of urine shows fat globule-- lipemia.
-O2 derived at room temperature >80%.
-Forced alkaline diuresis.