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AT deficiency

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Description

Antithrombin III deficiency is a rare inherited disorder that affects the body's ability to control blood clotting. It is caused by a deficiency of the protein antithrombin III, which is responsible for preventing the formation of blood clots. People with this disorder are at an increased risk of developing blood clots in their veins and arteries, which can lead to serious complications such as stroke, heart attack, and pulmonary embolism. Treatment typically involves anticoagulant medications to reduce the risk of clotting.

Synonyms
  • antithrombin deficiency
  • antithrombin III deficiency
  • antithrombin II thrombophilia
  • AT3D
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