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Central retinal vein occlusion secondary to protein S deficiency.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18025659     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We present a case of protein S deficiency causing central retinal vein occlusion treated with anticoagulation, which includes heparin followed by oral warfarin therapy. This article highlights the importance of looking for other possible causes of central retinal vein occlusion, especially in younger patients with negative initial investigations.
Yew Chong Yap; Faye Barampouti
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Annals of ophthalmology (Skokie, Ill.)     Volume:  39     ISSN:  1558-9951     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann Ophthalmol (Skokie)     Publication Date:  2007  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-11-20     Completed Date:  2007-12-18     Revised Date:  2011-10-03    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100893534     Medline TA:  Ann Ophthalmol (Skokie)     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  343-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Ophthalmology, Watford General Hospital, Vicarage Road, Watford, WD18 0HB, UK.
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MeSH Terms
Anticoagulants / therapeutic use
Enoxaparin / therapeutic use
Follow-Up Studies
Protein S Deficiency / complications*
Retinal Hemorrhage / etiology
Retinal Vein Occlusion / complications,  etiology*
Vision Disorders / etiology,  physiopathology
Visual Acuity
Warfarin / therapeutic use
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Anticoagulants; 0/Enoxaparin; 81-81-2/Warfarin

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