Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Factor VII (FVII) deficiency is one of the rare inherited bleeding disorders. Thrombosis has been occasionally described in inherited FVII deficiency. Here, we report a young female with undiagnosed FVII deficiency who presented with cerebral venous sinus thrombosis (CVST). Oral contraceptive pill was found to be prothrombotic risk factor. The CVSToccurred in spite of the congenital FVII deficiency indicating that no definitive antithrombotic protection is assured by this defect. Low molecular weight heparin and anti-Xa assay were found to be safe choice of anticoagulation and monitoring, respectively, in this patient
Journal of the College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan
Adil, S. N.
(2017). Cerebral venous sinus thrombosis in a patient with undiagnosed factor VII deficiency. Journal of the College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan, 27(9), S86-S88.
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