Diagnosis of Factor XI deficiency following congenital cataract extraction.

Abstract

Factor XI deficiency is a rare coagulopathy that requires a specific approach to preoperative planning. Herein we report a case where ophthalmic surgery led to this diagnosis in a 4-month old boy and review the warranted prophylactic measures prior to operative intervention.

DOI: 10.1016/j.jaapos.2007.12.008

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@article{Iyengar2008DiagnosisOF, title={Diagnosis of Factor XI deficiency following congenital cataract extraction.}, author={Srinivas S Iyengar and Scott E. Olitsky and Kathleen A. Neville}, journal={Journal of AAPOS : the official publication of the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus}, year={2008}, volume={12 3}, pages={297-8} }