ISSN - 0973-0958

Pediatric Oncall Journal View Article

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.
Abstract
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.

READ FULL TEXT
Creative Commons License This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License
Disclaimer: The information given by www.pediatriconcall.com is provided by medical and paramedical & Health providers voluntarily for display & is meant only for informational purpose. The site does not guarantee the accuracy or authenticity of the information. Use of any information is solely at the user's own risk. The appearance of advertisement or product information in the various section in the website does not constitute an endorsement or approval by Pediatric Oncall of the quality or value of the said product or of claims made by its manufacturer.
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0