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American Journal of Medical Case Reports. 2019, 7(2), 27-28
DOI: 10.12691/ajmcr-7-2-4
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Protein S Deficiency Presenting as Stroke and Arterial Thrombosis in a Patient with Beckwith Weidemann Syndrome

Tanveer Mir1, , Anita Choudhary1, Anupam Mehar1, Harris Younas1 and Sabah Ambreen2

1Department of Internal Medicine Detroit Medical Center Wayne State University, Detroit, USA

2Hamdard Institute of Medical Sciences, Internal Medicine, Delhi, India

Pub. Date: February 24, 2019

Cite this paper:
Tanveer Mir, Anita Choudhary, Anupam Mehar, Harris Younas and Sabah Ambreen. Protein S Deficiency Presenting as Stroke and Arterial Thrombosis in a Patient with Beckwith Weidemann Syndrome. American Journal of Medical Case Reports. 2019; 7(2):27-28. doi: 10.12691/ajmcr-7-2-4

Abstract

Protein S deficiency is a rare thrombophilia, autosomal dominant disorder leading to VTE especially thrombosis at an uncommon place. Arterial thrombosis and strokes are very rare presentations. We are presenting a case of 19 years old lady with Beckwith Weidemann syndrome who presented with arterial thrombosis with a stroke one month prior to thrombosis. Patient was successfully managed with intravenous heparin and thrombectomy and discharged on Apixaban for life long treatment.

Keywords:
protein S deficiency stroke arterial thrombosis

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