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|Title:||Acquired protein S deficiency in a patient with systemic lupus erythematosus causing central retinal vein thrombosis.|
|Authors:||Prince, H M;Thurlow, P J;Buchanan, Russell R C;Ibrahim, K M;Neeson, P J|
|Affiliation:||Department of Haematology, Austin Hospital, Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia.|
|Citation:||Journal of Clinical Pathology; 48(4): 387-9|
|Abstract:||A 16 year old girl with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) developed the rare complication of central retinal vein occlusion. Although classically a disease of older patients, it has been recognised in association with SLE but only in the presence of the lupus anticoagulant or antiphospholipid antibodies. The thrombosis occurred when free protein S concentrations were transiently reduced and there was no family history or other known causes of reduced protein S concentrations. No other prothrombotic risk factors were present.|
|Internal ID Number:||7615865|
Complement Inactivator Proteins
Lupus Erythematosus, Systemic.complications
Protein S Deficiency.complications
Retinal Vein Occlusion.etiology
|Appears in Collections:||Journal articles|
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