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Antithrombin Iii Deficiency ( ATIII )

I have Antithrombin III (ATIII) deficiency in my family. I was tested negative as child (>35 yrs ago), and to my knowledge neither of my parents (now deceased) had ATIII deficiency. One of my relatives has recently told me that ATIII deficiency can show up later and has suggested I get retested. I am aware of acquired ATIII deficiency, so other than this, can ATIII deficiency be latent and show up undetected? In other words, should I be concerned and get rested?
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replied April 27th, 2019
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and I understand your concern.
Yes,its possible because those who have heterozygous gene mutation usually present in adulthood. There are acquired forms as well for which there is no age limit.
I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
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