Which age group is at highest risk for hypercoagulability?

Updated: Jan 05, 2018
  • Author: Paul Schick, MD; Chief Editor: Srikanth Nagalla, MBBS, MS, FACP  more...
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For details on the effects of race and sex on hereditary and acquired hypercoagulability, see the following articles [15, 16] :

The risk for thrombosis increases with age and associated immobility.


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