Increased D-Dimer or FDP
Thrombosis: can be venous with pulmonary embolism (PE) and/or deep vein thrombosis (DVT) or arterial, as caused by peripheral artery thrombosis, myocardial infarction, and stroke
Complications of pregnancy
Suggested Additional Lab Testing
D-dimer levels over the course of hours to days to determine if D-dimer levels are increasing or decreasing are suggested.
Consider imaging and vascular studies for diagnosis of DVT and PE when a D-dimer test is positive in a patient with predisposing factors for venous thrombosis.
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