DISEASES

Disease-gene associations mined from literature

Human genes for thrombophilia

Thrombophilia [DOID:2452]

Thrombophilia (sometimes hypercoagulability or a prothrombotic state) is an abnormality of blood coagulation that increases the risk of thrombosis (blood clots in blood vessels). Such abnormalities can be identified in 50% of people who have an episode of thrombosis (such as deep vein thrombosis in the leg) that was not provoked by other causes. A significant proportion of the population has a detectable abnormality, but most of these only develop thrombosis in the presence of an additional risk factor.

Synonyms:  thrombophilia,  DOID:2452,  Thrombophilia (disorder),  hypercoagulability state (finding),  Thrombophilia disorder ...