Heparin-induced thrombocytopenia with thrombotic complications during prophylactic treatment with low-molecular-weight heparin.

Abstract

Heparin-induced thrombocytopenia is very uncommon with low-molecular-weight heparin, especially when given for prophylaxis of venous thromboembolism. In two of the four published cases, with thrombotic complications, thrombocytopenia may have been related to cross-reactivity between unfractionated heparin and low-molecular-weight heparin. We report one… (More)

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