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Spontaneous arterial thrombosis associated with nephrotic syndrome: case report and review of the literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8538855     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Hypercoagulability is a recognized complication of the nephrotic syndrome which commonly affects the venous system. Arterial thrombosis is very rare. Multiple factors contribute to the predisposition to thromboembolism in this condition. This report deals with a case of femoral artery thrombosis which responded well to thrombectomy and a short course of anticoagulant therapy. In spite of several exacerbations of his disease, our patients had no recurrence of thrombosis. Review of the literature reveals high rates of limb loss and recurrence of thrombosis. We, therefore, feel that it is important to emphasize this rare entity in view of the associated morbidity.
Authors:
V P Khatri; J B Fisher; M A Granson
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Nephron     Volume:  71     ISSN:  0028-2766     ISO Abbreviation:  Nephron     Publication Date:  1995  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1996-02-06     Completed Date:  1996-02-06     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0331777     Medline TA:  Nephron     Country:  SWITZERLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  95-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Surgery, Easton Hospital, PA 18042, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Anticoagulants / therapeutic use
Femoral Artery
Humans
Male
Nephrotic Syndrome / complications*
Thrombectomy
Thromboembolism / etiology*,  therapy
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Anticoagulants

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