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Deep vein thrombosis and acute cytomegalovirus infection: case report and review of the literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12851536     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We report the case of a 17-year-old girl with constitutional protein C deficiency who developed massive femoral vein and inferior vena cava thrombosis during the course of an acute cytomegalovirus infection. The possible role of cytomegalovirus in the pathophysiology of venous thrombosis is discussed and a review of the literature is made concerning this peculiar association.
Frédéric Bauduer; Alain Blanc; Bruno Cordon
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Blood coagulation & fibrinolysis : an international journal in haemostasis and thrombosis     Volume:  14     ISSN:  0957-5235     ISO Abbreviation:  Blood Coagul. Fibrinolysis     Publication Date:  2003 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2003-07-09     Completed Date:  2004-04-15     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9102551     Medline TA:  Blood Coagul Fibrinolysis     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  489-91     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Haematology, Centre Hospitalier de la Côte Basque, Bayonne, France.
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MeSH Terms
Contraceptives, Oral, Hormonal / adverse effects
Cytomegalovirus Infections / blood,  complications*
Femoral Vein*
Protein C Deficiency / complications,  genetics
Smoking / adverse effects
Thrombophilia / chemically induced,  genetics*
Vena Cava, Inferior*
Venous Thrombosis / etiology*,  genetics,  physiopathology
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Contraceptives, Oral, Hormonal

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