What is the prognosis of hereditary and acquired hypercoagulability?

Updated: Jan 05, 2018
  • Author: Paul Schick, MD; Chief Editor: Srikanth Nagalla, MBBS, MS, FACP  more...
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Answer

The risk of thrombosis in a person with hypercoagulability varies with the underlying condition (see Epidemiology). The prognosis is probably worse in patients with antithrombin III deficiency and lupus anticoagulants than in those without these factors.


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