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Thrombosis: the cause of a stroke, a heart attack and an embolism. What do we know?

Diseases such as stroke, heart attack or pulmonary embolism are mostly the consequence of a thrombosis; that is, a blood clot, which normally forms due to coagulation problems.

doctor showing a thrombe to a patient

Thrombosis is caused by an imbalance in blood coagulation mechanisms.

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