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  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome
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  • Prothrombin Gene Mutation
  • Hyperhomocysteinemia
  • Diseases from abnormal clotting
  • Antithrombin III deficiency
  • References
  • Protein C deficiency
  • Protein S deficiency


    The following information is designed to be a resource for patients and their families. These pages should not be considered inclusive of all appropriate diagnostic and treatment options. As with all medical conditions, decisions regarding patient care need to be made jointly between the patient and the healthcare team.

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    All the following pages will have a diagram at the top, below the header followed by a text description. A table comparing the relative risks is seen below the main body of the text. For some of the diseases, further figures are seen below the relative risk table.