Deficiency - antithrombin III - congenital; Antithrombin III deficiency - congenital
A blood clot is treated with blood thinning medications or anticoagulants. How long you need to take these medications depends on how serious the blood clot was and other factors. Discuss this with your health care provider.
Most patients have a good outcome if they stay on anticoagulant medications.
Blood clots can cause death, especially if they are in the lungs.
Calling your health care provider
See your health care provider if you have symptoms of this condition.