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Do people with lupus have the lupus anticoagulant?
8 doctors weighed in

Dr. Arthur Torre
Pediatrics - Allergy & Asthma
6 doctors agree
In brief: Not necessarily
Although many people with lupus have lupus anticoagulant not all do.
And most people with lupus anticoagulant do not have lupus. Patients with lupus are more likely to develop the lupus anticoagulant than the general population so it is one "marker" for the disease.

In brief: Not necessarily
Although many people with lupus have lupus anticoagulant not all do.
And most people with lupus anticoagulant do not have lupus. Patients with lupus are more likely to develop the lupus anticoagulant than the general population so it is one "marker" for the disease.
Dr. Arthur Torre
Dr. Arthur Torre
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Dr. Michael Laccheo
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Not all
Depending on the study, 10-65% of patients with lupus will have the lupus anti-coagulant that can contribute to a pro-thrombotic state.

In brief: Not all
Depending on the study, 10-65% of patients with lupus will have the lupus anti-coagulant that can contribute to a pro-thrombotic state.
Dr. Michael Laccheo
Dr. Michael Laccheo
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