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Factor V Leiden Thrombophilia
Most Common Genetic Clotting Disorder in Caucasians
Genetic Point Mutation
Glutamine Replaces Arginine
Mutant Factor V
Resistant to Degradation by Activated Protein C
Recurrent DVT (Increased Risk of Thromboembolism)
Avoid Oral Contraceptives
Caution During Pregnancy
Endothelial Cells are Damaged
Platelets Respond to Exposed Collagen and Stick
Platelets Release Recruiting Factors
More Platelets are Attracted
Soluble Fibrinogen Turns to Insoluble Fibrin
Fibrin Seals the Clot
Liver Produces Clotting Factors
Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation (DIC)
Activation of Clotting Factors
Deficiency of Clotting Factors
Partial Thromboplastin Time (PTT)
Prothrombin Time (PT)
Convert Fibrinogen to Fibrin
Stabilizes the Platelet Plug
Protein C or S Deficiency
Inability to Inactivate Factor Va and VIIIa
Recurrent DVTs or DVTs at Young Age
Slowly Bridge to Warfarin
Hemorrhagic Skin Necrosis
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