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Antiphospholipid Syndrome (Hughes' Syndrome)

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Antiphospholipid syndrome (APS) is a disorder of the immune system that affects the blood. Some people call it sticky blood because the blood is prone to forming clots. With APS, blood clots may form in blood vessels, and also in the placenta in a pr...

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Baker's Cyst

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A Baker's cyst is a swelling that can develop behind the knee, that is filled with synovial fluid (the lubricating fluid that is usually found inside the knee joint). It most commonly occurs if there is an underlying problem with your knee such as os...

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D-dimer test

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Also known as: Fragment D-dimer; Cross-linked fibrin degradation product (XDP) D-dimer tests are requested, along with other laboratory tests and imaging scans, to help exclude, diagnose, and monitor diseases and conditions that cause h...

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Deep vein thrombosis (DVT)

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Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is a blood clot in one of the deep veins in the body. Blood clots that develop in a vein are also known as venous thrombosis. DVT usually occurs in a deep leg vein, a larger vein that runs through the muscles...

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Pulmonary embolism

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A pulmonary embolism is a blockage in the pulmonary artery, which is the blood vessel that carries blood from the heart to the lungs. This blockage – usually a blood clot – is potentially life threatening, as it can prevent blood from reaching your ...

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Thrombophilia

the NHS website

Thrombophilia is a broad medical term to describe the condition where your blood has an increased tendency to clot. People with thrombophilia are more likely to develop a deep vein thrombosis (DVT), a blood clot in one of the large veins in the leg.

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