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Recurrent thrombophlebitis due to protein C deficiency after splenectomy for immune thrombocytopenic purpura.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2510438     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A young woman with recurrent thrombophlebitis following splenectomy for immune thrombocytopenic purpura and two cesarian sections was found to carry a protein C deficiency. This pathology should be considered in any patient with recurrent thromboembolism even when predisposing factors such as pregnancy and postoperative state may by themselves be responsible for such manifestations.
G Lugassy; A Klepfish; A Berrebi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta haematologica     Volume:  82     ISSN:  0001-5792     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Haematol.     Publication Date:  1989  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1989-11-24     Completed Date:  1989-11-24     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0141053     Medline TA:  Acta Haematol     Country:  SWITZERLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  154-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Hematology, Kaplan Hospital, Rehovot, Israel.
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MeSH Terms
Protein C Deficiency*
Purpura, Thrombocytopenic / surgery*
Splenectomy / adverse effects
Thrombophlebitis / etiology*

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