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What are the 7 most common acquired conditions that lead to deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and thromboembolism ? Buffalo
Wednesday, December 12, 2012

 

 

What are the 7 most common acquired conditions that lead to DVT and thromboembolism ? 

 

 

Antihospholipid syndrome

Anticardiolipin antibodies

Lupus antibodies

Hyperhomocysteinemia

Activated protein C resistance

Malignancy

Autoimmune disorders

 

 

 

Sometimes, the first clinical presentation of a deep vein clot is a malignancy that has hereto yet to be diagnosed. Patients are investigated and found to have a malignant tumor, such as breast cancer, lung cancer or colon cancer ! 

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