Alpha2-Plasmin Inhibitor Deficiency Differential Diagnoses
- Author: Olga Kozyreva, MD; Chief Editor: Perumal Thiagarajan, MD more...
Other acquired causes of bleeding disorders are as follows:
- Excess plasmin generated by use of thrombolytic drugs (t-PA, modified t-PA, streptokinase, modified streptokinase, urokinase)
- Excess plasmin generated by tumors that make activators (ie, acute promyelocytic leukemia, some lung cancers)
- Acquired coagulopathies
- Acquired platelet disorders
- Factor XIII deficiency
- Disease leading to reductions in alpha 2-plasmin inhibitor (alpha 2-PI, a2-PI) levels (see Causes)
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