A male adolescent with left iliac thrombophlebitis and heterozygosity for factor V Leiden mutation.


The epidemiology of deep vein thrombosis in adolescents has 2 potential associations. First, there is a demonstrated association with a congenital anomaly of the inferior vena cava (Dean SM, Tytle TL. Vas Med. 2006;11:165-169; Schnieider JG, Eynatten MV, Dugi KA, et al. J Intern Med. 2002;252:276-280). Secondly, resistance to activated protein C as a result… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2009.04.013


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