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2. Where Do Blood Clots Occur in the Body?

Although blood clots caused by factor V Leiden typically form in the legs and lungs, they can be found throughout the body. Other locations include the eyes, brain, kidneys, and liver. Blood clots can become life-threatening when they break loose and travel to the heart or lungs. Proper diagnosis and treatment can reduce the risk of developing clots and help dissolve them.

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