Prothrombin G20210A gene mutation and further prothrombotic risk factors in childhood thrombophilia.


Risk factors for venous thrombosis in adults are the prothrombin G20210A and the factor V (FV) G1691A mutations and hereditary deficiencies of protein C, protein S and antithrombin. However, data are limited on the relevance of these risk factors for thrombosis in children and adolescents. We therefore investigated 261 patients aged 0 to 18 (median 5.7… (More)


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