Stroke in a young adult with Fletcher trait

D. C. Hess, J. S. Krauss, D. Rardin

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We have reported the case of a young woman with prekallikrein deficiency who had a cerebral infarction despite a prolonged APTT. She had bleeding complications with heparin administration. From the limited information in the literature, anticoagulation may be hazardous in these patients, and it should be undertaken with caution.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)507-508
Number of pages2
JournalSouthern medical journal
Issue number4
StatePublished - 1991

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