Familial protein S deficiency presenting as deep vein thrombosis occurring during pregnancy.

Abstract

Subjects with congenital deficiency of protein S, a natural anticoagulant which serves as a co-factor for the antithrombotic activity of activated protein C, are at risk of thrombosis. We describe a family in which deep vein thrombosis-occurring during pregnancy in three members with abnormally low protein S activity - was the only manifestation of… (More)

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