Inherited thrombophilia in children.

  title={Inherited thrombophilia in children.},
  author={Michael Silvey and Shannon L. Carpenter},
  journal={Current problems in pediatric and adolescent health care},
  volume={43 7},
Thrombosis in children has multiple etiologies, including inherited disorders such as factor V Leiden mutation, prothrombin 20210A mutation, and deficiencies in protein C, S, or antithrombin. Epidemiology of the disorders varies, as does the risk of thrombosis. Venous thromboembolism is the typical presentation. However, more severe anticoagulant protein… CONTINUE READING