What is the role of sickle cell anemia in the etiology of protein S deficiency?

Updated: Jan 03, 2021
  • Author: Mohammad Muhsin Chisti, MD, FACP; Chief Editor: Perumal Thiagarajan, MD  more...
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Answer

Another seldom recognized cause for acquired protein S deficiency is sickle cell anemia. However, this condition alone does not produce a thrombophilic state.


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