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Venous thrombosis and pulmonary embolism in a child with pneumonia due to Mycoplasma pneumoniae.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19806855     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
A 13-year-old boy with Mycoplasma pneumoniae pulmonary infection developed deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism. He was found to have protein S deficiency and transient antiphospholipid antibodies. Though uncommon, it is important to consider venous thromboembolic disease in children whose clinical course is atypically severe.
Katharina D Graw-Panzer; Shivani Verma; Sreedhar Rao; Scott T Miller; Haesoon Lee
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the National Medical Association     Volume:  101     ISSN:  0027-9684     ISO Abbreviation:  J Natl Med Assoc     Publication Date:  2009 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-10-07     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7503090     Medline TA:  J Natl Med Assoc     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  956-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Pediatrics, SUNY Downstate College of Medicine, Division of Pediatric Pulmonology, Brooklyn, NY 11203, USA.
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