PT increased

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Etiology

  • Liver disease
  • Warfarin therapy
  • Vitamin K deficiency
  • Factor VII deficiency or inhibitor
  • Heparin therapy (PTT increased more than PT)
  • Disseminated intravascular coagulation (PT & PTT increased)
  • Rare isolated factor deficiencies (II, V, X, I)

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Last updated: December 1, 2014