Risk of venous thromboembolism in ankylosing spondylitis: a general population-based study.
Venous thromboembolism (VTE), including pulmonary embolism (PE) and deep venous thrombosis (DVT), can be life threatening. An increased frequency of VTE has been found in inflammatory conditions. To date, evidence assessing whether this risk is also greater in patients with ankylosing spondylitis (AS) is scarce. Using the provincial British Columbia, Canada..
Feb 8, 2019: Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases
Interesting - seems to be a link to inflammatory conditions.
Anyone had such ?
I have had a DVT with a PE (pulmonary embolism). Now on an anticoagulant - probably for life.
Take care all - and don't forget to 'move it'...
MollyC - Keeping on, Keeping on (as one does, innit