The Hypnagogic State, By Schachter

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Definition

Hypercoagulable state is a condition in which you are more likely to develop blood clots. Blood clots can develop in either arteries or veins.

See also:

  • Blood clots in the legs
  • Deep venous thrombosis (DVT)
  • Hepatic vein obstruction (Budd-Chiari syndrome)
  • Mesenteric vein thrombosis
  • Pulmonary embolus
  • Stroke

Alternative Names

Thromboembolic states; Factor V Leiden; Prothrombin mutation 20210A


Causes, incidence, and risk factors

Hypercoagulable states fall into two groups:

  • Inherited
  • Acquired

Inherited...

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