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Thrombophilia - blood clotting disorders

Resources for Patients

Index of topics:

General

Antiphospholipid antibodies

Antithrombin deficiency

Factor V Leiden

Homocysteine and MTHFR mutation

Protein C Deficiency

Protein S Deficiency

Prothrombin 20210 mutation

 

General

Who should be tested for thrombophilia? - from the Clot Connect education blog

Family member testing for thrombophilia -  from the Clot Connect education blog

Thrombophilia topics -  from the Clot Connect education blog

Pregnancy Loss and Clotting Disorders -  from the Clot Connect education blog

Thrombophilia and insurance/employment discrimination - from the Clot Connect education blog

Blood and Organ Donation: Being on blood thinners or having a thrombophilia - from Clot Connect

 

Antiphospholipd Antibodies

Antiphospholipid Antibodies - patient education information from the journal Circulation

Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome- information from the National Institutes of Health

Antiphospholipid Syndrome APS - information from the National Human Genome Research Institute

FAQ about Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome - information from the APS Foundation

 

Antithrombin deficiency

Hereditary antithrombin deficiency - information from the National Institutes of Health's Genetics Home Reference

Antithrombin III deficiency - information from MedlinePlus of the National Institutes of Health

Deficiencies of Natural Anticoagulants, Protein C, Protein S, and Antithrombin - patient education article from the journal Circulation

Understanding Hereditary Antithrombin Deficiency - .pdf patient education brochure from Grifols Inc

 

Factor V Leiden

Factor V Leiden - patient education article from the journal Circulation

Learning about Factor V Leiden - article from the National Human Genome Research Institute

FactorVLeiden.org - information for persons living with FVL mutation from the Thrombophilia Awareness Project

 

Homocysteine and MTHFR mutation

Homocysteine and MTHRF mutation - patient education article from the journal Circulation

 

Protein C Deficiency

Protein C Deficiency - information from Clot Connect education blog

Protein C Deficiency - information from the National Institutes of Health's Genetics Home Reference

Protein C and S Deficiency - information from MedlinePlus of the National Institutes of Health

Deficiencies of Natural Anticoagulants, Protein C, Protein S, and Antithrombin - patient education article from the journal Circulation

 

Protein S Deficiency

Protein S Deficiency - information from the National Institutes of Health's Genetics Home Reference

Protein C and S Deficiency - information from MedlinePlus of the National Institutes of Health

Deficiencies of Natural Anticoagulants, Protein C, Protein S, and Antithrombin - patient education article from the journal Circulation

 

Prothrombin 20210 mutation

Prothrombin thrombophilia - information from the National Institutes of Health's Genetics Home Reference

Prothrombin 20210 mutation - patient education article from the  journal Circulation