|Title||Unusual venous thrombosis associated with protein C deficiency.|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||1988|
|Authors||Schwartz ME, Harrington EB, Rand JH|
|Journal||J Vasc Surg|
|Date Published||1988 Mar|
|Keywords||Adult, Female, Humans, Pregnancy, Protein C Deficiency, Puerperal Disorders, Thrombophlebitis, Tomography, X-Ray Computed|
A patient in whom massive puerperal thrombophlebitis developed had protein C deficiency. In patients who initially have thrombosis that is unusual either in its nature or extent, investigation may, as in this case, reveal the presence of a hypercoagulable state.
|Alternate Journal||J Vasc Surg|
Jacob H. Rand, M.D.