Flashcards in Hemostasis Defects Deck (66)
What test is prolonged in lupus anticoagulant?
Prolongs the PTT
What are some symptoms of lupus anticoagulant?
Deep vein throbosis, pulmonary embolism, thrombotic strokes and recurrent miscarriage due to thrombotic disease of the placental blood
Is PTT corrected when normal plasma is mixed with the plasma from a patient with lupus anticoagulant?
What are the most common familial congenital condition which cause hypercoagulable syndromes?
-protein C (AD)
-protein S (AD)
-resistance to protein C (Factor V Leiden)
What are the symptoms of someone who has homozygous deficiencies in either protein C or S?
Fetal at birth
Presents after puberty with recurrent venous thrombotic disease