Which clinical history findings are characteristic of protein S deficiency?

Updated: Jan 03, 2021
  • Author: Mohammad Muhsin Chisti, MD, FACP; Chief Editor: Perumal Thiagarajan, MD  more...
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A family history of thrombosis is an important finding, which suggests inherited thrombophilia. Thrombosis at an early age (eg, usually < 55 y) or recurrent thrombosis is also frequently indicative of an inherited thrombophilic state (eg, protein S deficiency).


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