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Protein C Protein S deficiency

Journal: University Journal of Surgery and Surgical Specialities (Vol.5, No. 1)

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Page : 42-43

Keywords : LV clot; arterial thrombosis; gangrene; Protein C and Protein S deficiency;

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Hypercoagulability is a condition in which there is an increased tendency to form blood clots. It may be hereditary or acquired. Combined deficiency of Protein C and Protein S is one of the causes of hypercoagulability and usually manifests as venous thrombosis. Arterial thrombosis is very rare. Herewith, we are presenting a case of arterial thrombosis presenting as gangrene right forefoot due to combined Protein C and Protein S deficiency.

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