Hypercoaguable| Other

Etiology

  • Anti-phospholipid anti-body syndrome; may have hx fetal loss during first trimester pregnanacy
  • Endothelial damage from trauma, surgery, xrt, cocaine
  • Hyperhomocystinemia
  • Pregnancy - w/hypercoag state extending ~6w post partum
  • Often idiopathic or assumed related to traditional RFs of: HTN, hyperlipidemia, smoking, early family hx, diabetes