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Acquired Hemophilia A Associated with Internal Border-zone Infarction Triggered by Major Hemorrhage of Thigh and Leg: A Case Report.
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PMID:  25312033     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
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It is unusual to be complicated with cerebral infarction for bleeding disorders. We describe a first case of internal border-zone infarction (I-BZI) complicated with acquired hemophilia A. A 79-year-old man was introduced from other hospital by cerebral infarction and severe anemia. His left thigh and leg were swollen with subcutaneous bleeding. Activated partial thromboplastin time was 99.4 seconds. Factor VIII activity was less than 1% and Factor VIII inhibitor concentration was 85 BU, respectively. The platelet count and prothrombin time were normal. These results were consistent with the diagnosis of acquired hemophilia A. Magnetic resonance imaging of the brain showed multiple small infarction in bilateral internal border zone. To our knowledge, this is the first case of I-BZI complicated with acquired hemophilia A. This case suggested that major hemorrhage is one of the sole causes of I-BZI.
Authors:
Masayuki Miyazaki; Shuuhei Nagami; Hisao Shimizu; Nobuyuki Takahashi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2014-10-10
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of stroke and cerebrovascular diseases : the official journal of National Stroke Association     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1532-8511     ISO Abbreviation:  J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis     Publication Date:  2014 Oct 
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Created Date:  2014-10-14     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  2014-10-15    
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Nlm Unique ID:  9111633     Medline TA:  J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2014 National Stroke Association. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
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