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Multiple episodes of arterial thrombosis in a young man with protein C deficiency: a case report.
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PMID:  22271805     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A 23-year-old young adult, who had no previous illness, suffered from anterior wall acute myocardial infarction, right renal infarction and occlusion of the left distal brachial artery, popliteal artery, and tibioperoneal trunk artery within six months. He had a habit of smoking but denied a history of drug abuse. Protein C deficiency was diagnosed via the examination of a hypercoagulable panel. The investigation of the hypercoagulable state is essential in young adults with an unusual presentation of artery occlusion.
Authors:
Yi-Chiao Cheng; Chien-Sung Tsai; Yi-Chang Lin; Chih-Hong Kao; Yi-Ting Tsai
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-1-23
Journal Detail:
Title:  Vascular     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1708-5381     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-1-24     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101196722     Medline TA:  Vascular     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Tri-Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC.
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