Protein S Deficiency - An Uncommon Cause with Common Presentation

  • Nabanita Kora Department of Paediatrics, Burdwan Medical College and Hospital, Burdwan, West Bengal
  • Rajib Das Department of Paediatrics, Burdwan Medical College and Hospital, Burdwan, West Bengal
  • Sabyasachi Som Department of Paediatrics, Burdwan Medical College and Hospital, Burdwan, West Bengal
  • Sumanta Laha Department of Paediatrics, Burdwan Medical College and Hospital, Burdwan, West Bengal
  • Nayan Bannerji Department of Paediatrics, Burdwan Medical College and Hospital, Burdwan, West Bengal
  • Kriti S Rana Department of Paediatrics, Burdwan Medical College and Hospital, Burdwan, West Bengal
Keywords: Stroke, Thrombophillic factors, Protein S deficiency

Abstract

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Stroke in child poses a major health problem. Thrombophilic factors have been implicated in 4-8% of young stroke worldwide. Protein S deficiency is a very rare cause of stroke. A few cases have been reported in literature. We are reporting a rare case of protein S deficiency causing stroke in a two year old child.

J Nepal Paediatr Soc 2015;35(2):192-194

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2016-01-20
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Kora, N., Das, R., Som, S., Laha, S., Bannerji, N., & Rana, K. (2016). Protein S Deficiency - An Uncommon Cause with Common Presentation. Journal of Nepal Paediatric Society, 35(2), 192-194. https://doi.org/10.3126/jnps.v35i2.13616
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Brief Reports/Case Reports/Case Series