Severe autoimmune protein S deficiency in a boy with idiopathic purpura fulminans

F. Bergmann, P. F. Hoyer, S. Vigano D'Angelo, G. Mazzola, C. Oestereich, M. Barthels, A. D'Angelo

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Abstract

Idiopathic purpura fulminans usually occurs in young children and is frequently preceded by a preparatory viral or bacterial infection. Following a severe streptococcal pharyngitis, an 8-year-old boy developed purpura fulminans with disseminated intravascular coagulation and severe protein S deficiency (total antigen

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)610-614
Number of pages5
JournalBritish Journal of Haematology
Volume89
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1995

Keywords

  • acquired coagulation defect
  • autoantibody to protein S
  • protein S
  • purpura fulminans
  • thrombophilia

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Hematology

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