It is possible that the main title of the report Antithrombin Deficiency is not the name you expected. Please check the synonyms listing to find the alternate name(s) and disorder subdivision(s) covered by this report.
Antithrombin deficiency is a blood disorder characterized by the tendency to form clots in the arteries and/or veins (thrombosis). An inherited tendency to thrombosis is known as thrombophilia. Antithrombin is a substance in the blood that limits the blood's ability to clot (coagulation). In people with congenital antithrombin deficiency, there is usually a reduced amount of this substance in the blood due to a genetic abnormality. Antithrombin deficiency may also be acquired; in such cases, the disorder may be reversible with treatment.
March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation
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American Liver Foundation
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NIH/National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute
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Vascular Disease Foundation
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Genetic and Rare Diseases (GARD) Information Center
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National Blood Clot Alliance
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Venous Disease Coalition
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