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Prothrombin related thrombophilia
Terms in this set (5)
What is a venous thromboembolism (VTE)?
a condition that includes both deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism (PE). DVT is the formation of a blood clot in a deep vein—usually in the leg or pelvic veins.
an abnormality of blood coagulation that increases the risk of thrombosis (blood clots in blood vessels).
Although there are no clinical features associated with Prothrombin related thrombophilia, what are some signs?
- First venous thromboembolism (VTE) <50
- Recurrent VTE
- VTE at unusual sites (e.g., brain, mesentery, portal, hepatic veins)
- VTE during pregnancy
- VTE with OCPs or HRT
- VTE at any age with a family member with a VTE <50y
- Increased risk for recurrent pregnancy loss OR unexplained second trimester pregnancy loss
- Increased risk for thrombosis
Which gene is associated with Prothrombin related thrombophilia?
Which allele is associated with Prothrombin related thrombophilia?
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