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A patient is admitted with 3rd episode of deep venous thrombosis. There is no history of any associated medical illness. All of the following investigations are required for establishing the diagnosis except: (AIIMS Nov 2011)



A Protein C deficiency
B Antithrombin III deficiency

C Antibodies to factor VIII
D Antibodies to cardiolipin

Ans. C

Antibodies to factor VIII

Inherited hypercoagulable states

1. Defective inhibition of coagulation factors

a. factor V Leiden C (resistant to inhibition by activated protein C)

b. Protein C deficiency & protein S deficiency

c. Antithrombin deficiency

2. Impair clot lysis (a) dysfibrinogenemia (b) Plasminogen deficiency (c) TPA deficiency (d) PAI - I

3. Idiopathic

4. Hyperhomocysteinemia

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