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What could cause abnormal d dimer result?

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Dr. Ted King
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In brief: High d-dimer

High d-dimer results can occur because of essentially inflammatory process.
Besides blood clots, high results can be due to various causes: liver disease, high rheumatoid factor, inflammation, malignancy, trauma, pregnancy, recent surgery, and advanced age, to name a few. A high d-dimner is very non-specific. A low d-dimer is very help[ful in ruling out blood clots.

In brief: High d-dimer

High d-dimer results can occur because of essentially inflammatory process.
Besides blood clots, high results can be due to various causes: liver disease, high rheumatoid factor, inflammation, malignancy, trauma, pregnancy, recent surgery, and advanced age, to name a few. A high d-dimner is very non-specific. A low d-dimer is very help[ful in ruling out blood clots.
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