Pregnancy-associated venous thromboembolism in combined heterozygous factor V Leiden and prothrombin G20210A mutations.

@article{Couto2005PregnancyassociatedVT,
  title={Pregnancy-associated venous thromboembolism in combined heterozygous factor V Leiden and prothrombin G20210A mutations.},
  author={Evelyn Regina Couto and Marcelo Lu{\'i}s Nomura and Ricardo Barini and Jo{\~a}o Luiz de Carvalho Pinto e Silva},
  journal={Sao Paulo medical journal = Revista paulista de medicina},
  year={2005},
  volume={123 6},
  pages={286-8}
}
CONTEXT Pregnancy and puerperium raise the risk of thromboembolic events, and these risks are increased in women who are carriers of thrombophilia factors. Prothrombin (FII) G20210A and factor V Leiden heterozygous mutations are associated with moderate risk of thrombosis. The association of these thrombophilic conditions is very rare in pregnancy, and the real risk of thrombosis is unknown. CASE REPORT We describe a case of a pregnant woman who was found to be carrier of heterozygous factor… CONTINUE READING

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