Falsely prolonged prothrombin time due to an inhibitor to human thromboplastin.

Abstract

A patient with nephrotic syndrome of unknown aetiology was found to have a grossly prolonged prothrombin time in the absence of any other coagulation abnormality and with no clinical bleeding problem. Subsequent investigations showed his plasma contained an inhibitor-like substance, directed against human but not animal thromboplastin. 

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@article{Tinegate1984FalselyPP, title={Falsely prolonged prothrombin time due to an inhibitor to human thromboplastin.}, author={Hazel Tinegate and Brian McArdle and M. S. Qureshi}, journal={British journal of haematology}, year={1984}, volume={58 2}, pages={347-52} }