Thrombophilic risk factors are uncommon in young patients with retinal vein occlusion.

@article{Ahluwalia2015ThrombophilicRF,
  title={Thrombophilic risk factors are uncommon in young patients with retinal vein occlusion.},
  author={Jasmina Ahluwalia and Sandeep Rao and Subhash K. Varma and Amod Gupta and Sunil Kumar Bose and Joseph Masih and Reena Das and Narender Kumar and Shano Naseem and Prashant Sharma and Man Updesh Singh Sachdeva and Neelam Varma},
  journal={Retina},
  year={2015},
  volume={35 4},
  pages={715-9}
}
PURPOSE To study the thrombotic factors, namely deficiencies of plasma proteins C, S, and antithrombin, factor V Leiden mutation, and positivity for antiphospholipid antibodies in young patients with retinal vein occlusion. METHODS The thrombophilia parameters listed above were analyzed from the laboratory records of 50 patients with the clinical diagnosis of retinal vein occlusion, aged less than 50 years. RESULTS A single prothrombotic factor was seen in 2 (4%) cases. The highest… CONTINUE READING