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Ischemic stroke after recombinant factor VIIa treatment in acquired hemophilia A patient.
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PMID:  22123285     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Acquired hemophilia is a rare, life-threatening coagulopathy in adults caused by the development of autoantibodies against factor VIII. Bypass agents such as recombinant factor VIIa (rFVIIa) are usually preferred for bleeding control; however, thromboembolic complications may occur. We report here a case that presented with extensive cutaneous and mucosal bleedings due to factor VIII inhibitors and was treated successfully with rFVIIa and steroid therapy, but was complicated with a life-threatening thromboembolic attack during follow-up.
Abdullah Katgi; Pinar Ataca; Selda Kahraman; Ozden Pişkin; Mehmet A Ozcan; Fatih Demirkan; Güner H Ozsan; Bülent Undar
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-11-24
Journal Detail:
Title:  Blood coagulation & fibrinolysis : an international journal in haemostasis and thrombosis     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1473-5733     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Nov 
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Created Date:  2011-11-29     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9102551     Medline TA:  Blood Coagul Fibrinolysis     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
aDepartment of Hematology bDepartment of Internal Medicine, Dokuz Eylul University, Izmir, Turkey.
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