What significantly increases the risk for hereditary and acquired hypercoagulability?

Updated: Jan 05, 2018
  • Author: Paul Schick, MD; Chief Editor: Srikanth Nagalla, MBBS, MS, FACP  more...
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The risk for thrombosis can be markedly increased in patients with two or more risk factors for thrombosis. Any multiplicity of risk factors, whether hereditary thrombophilias or acquired risks, increases the risk for thrombosis.


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