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CASE REPORT
Year : 2016  |  Volume : 37  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 190-192

Protein S and protein C deficiency with multiple infarcts in a human immunodeficiency virus-infected female child


Department of Pediatric HIV, B.J. Wadia Hospital for Children, Parel, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

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DOI: 10.4103/0253-7184.192119

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Thrombotic episodes have occurred in patients with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection, and various abnormalities leading to hypercoagulable state have been reported. However, multiple cerebral infarctions in an HIV-infected child along with protein S and protein C deficiency are rare. We report such a case in an antiretroviral therapy-naive HIV-infected female child.


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