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Why is "anticoagulation therapy for pulmonary embolism" safe for people with vasculitis?

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Dr. Sudeshan Govender
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Protective .: Hi . Vasculitis has an increased risk for thrombo embolic phenomena. Hence anti coagulants are prophylactic.

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A 29-year-old female asked:

Why does "anticoagulation therapy for pulmonary embolism" have no bleeding risk for "people with vasculitis with petechiae"?

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Not true: Any individual who receives an anticoagulant will also carry a risk of bleeding. The presence of vasculitis does not change that.

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