Obstetrics & Gynaecology – MCQ 30 – A female with recurrent abortion and isolated prolonged APTT

A female with recurrent abortion and isolated prolonged APTT is most likely associated with
a) Lupus anticoagulant
b) DIC
c) Von wilebrand disease
d) Hemophilia

Correct answer : a) Lupus anticoagulant

History of recurrent abortions with isolated prolonged APTT is suggestive of anti phospholipid antibody syndrome.

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