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Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS) With Chronic Thrombosis of Portovenous System and Extra Hepatic Portal Hypertension - Role of Anticoagulation
Javed Ahmed1, Mahendra S Bangar2.
1Department of Pediatrics, Nanavati Hospital, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India,
2Saee Children's Hospital & Dental Clinic, Dombivali East, Thane, Maharashtra, India.
Antiphospholipid syndrome (APS) presenting with chronic thrombosis is rare in children. We present a 2-year-old child with APS who had chronic thrombosis of portovenous system with extra hepatic portal hypertension (EHPHT) and had multiple episodes of melena and hematemesis contraindicating use of anticoagulation.

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