Prevalence of factor V Leiden in patients with retinal vein occlusion.

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PURPOSE Factor V Leiden mutation is a common genetic defect associated with a tendency to venous thrombosis. The aim of this study was to evaluate the prevalence of factor V Leiden in patients with retinal vein occlusion (RVO). METHODS Blood samples were obtained from fifty RVO patients and were tested for factor V Leiden using DNA analysis. Twenty-three… (More)

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