MCQ – 88591


95. A 55-year-old man has had episodes of prolonged epistaxis in the past 6 months. On examination he has occult blood detected in his stool. Coagulation studies show that his prothrombin time is elevated, but his partial thromboplastin time, platelet count, and platelet function are all normal. When his plasma is mixed with an equal amount of normal plasma, the prothrombin time corrects to normal. Which of the following underlying diseases is most likely to be associated with his findings?

A.  Nonalcoholic steatohepatitis


 Hemophilia A


Antiphospholipid syndrome


Factor V Leiden mutation

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