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Blood clots

Blood clots

Overview

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

Review Date 5/4/2022

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