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Blood clots

Blood clots

Overview

Blood clots (fibrin clots) are the clumps that result when blood coagulates.

Review Date 4/3/2018

Updated by: Michael M. Phillips, MD, Clinical Professor of Medicine, The George Washington University School of Medicine, Washington, DC. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.