Evelien Krumb
Cliniques Universitaires Saint-Luc
WarfarinCerebral venous sinus thrombosisVenous thrombosisThrombosisBehcet's disease
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: We herein report the case of a young patient who presented with premature thromboembolic venous disease secondary to combined heterozygous G20210A prothrombin mutation, dual homozygosity for Factor V Leiden, and severe protein S deficiency. This association has never been reported to date and is likely to be exceptional, even in populations wherein these thrombophilia traits are more common. Long-term antithrombotic prophylaxis with rivaroxaban has proven successful in preventing clinical recu...
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#2Chantal Lefebvre (Cliniques Universitaires Saint-Luc)H-Index: 10
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Behcet’s disease is an inflammatory disease, the origin of which still remains unclear, and it has multiple manifestations, one of them being thrombosis. In this report, we describe the case of a 24-year-old Moroccan patient who presented with headache persisting for more than 2 weeks, which was found to be caused by cerebral venous sinus thrombosis. His medical history of recurrent oral and genital ulcerations, epididymitis and one episode of pericarditis led to the diagnosis of Behcet’s diseas...