How is asymptomatic antithrombin III (ATIII) deficiency treated?

Updated: Feb 10, 2018
  • Author: James L Harper, MD; Chief Editor: Hassan M Yaish, MD  more...
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Asymptomatic carriers should not receive anticoagulation therapy, because the risk of thrombosis does not exceed the bleeding risk associated with anticoagulation therapy. [15, 16]


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