What is the morbidity associated with arterial thrombosis in protein C deficiency?

Updated: Jan 04, 2019
  • Author: Shamudheen Rafiyath, MD; Chief Editor: Perumal Thiagarajan, MD  more...
  • Print

There are several case reports of arterial stroke [36, 37] and myocardial infarction [38] occurring in young adults with congenital protein C deficiency. However, the results of larger studies are conflicting [39, 40, 41, 42, 43] and the existence of an association between protein C deficiency and arterial thrombosis remains controversial.

Did this answer your question?
Additional feedback? (Optional)
Thank you for your feedback!