hypoprothrombinemia


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hypoprothrombinemia

[¦hī·pō‚prō¦thräm·bə′nē·mē·ə]
(medicine)
Deficiency of prothrombin in the blood.
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A mechanism for the hypoprothrombinemia of the acquired hypoprothrombinemia-lupus anticoagulant syndrome.
Steroids or intravenous immunoglobulin has proved beneficial in LA patients with hypoprothrombinemia syndrome (LA antibodies directed against prothrombin) who either have bleeding or need surgery.
His illness was clinically marked by progressive renal failure, bilateral pulmonary infiltrates, acidosis, abnormal liver function test results, thrombocytopenia, and hypoprothrombinemia.