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factor V Leiden mutation A
factor V Leiden mutation A Hematology A mutation of factor V gene resulting in resistance to activated C protein; a common inherited cause of thrombosis
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In hereditary forms, the most frequent anomaly is factor V Leiden mutation as
shown by a study in an Egyptian population (Elasal et al 2014).
Conclusion: FVL mutation and Protein C and S are the leading causes of thrombophilia with strong association of Factor V Leiden mutation as
risk for developing DVT.