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 ...
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