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Which of the following conditions are the findings most consistent with?

A 22-year-old woman comes to the physician for a follow-up examination. One year ago, she was diagnosed with a pulmonary embolism. Two years ago, she delivered a female stillborn at 23 weeks' gestation. Physical examination today shows no abnormalities. Laboratory studies show a platelet count of 250,000/mm3, a prothrombin time within the reference range, and an increased partial thromboplastin time.
A. Antiphospholipid antibody syndrome
B. Factor V Leiden mutation
C. Increased factor VIII (antihemophilic factor) concentration
D. Protein C deficiency
E. Prothrombin G20210A mutation

This question is part of nbme 13 section 1 (qst 1-50)
Asked by Wyatt Williams, Last updated: Jul 29, 2020

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worldkeeper

Worldkeeper

Answered Jun 22, 2020

Hx of hypercoagulability and miscarriage + prolonged PTT → Antiphospholipid ab syndrome

 

Wyatt Williams

Wyatt Williams

Answered Jul 13, 2018

Antiphospholipid antibody syndrome
 

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