Editor-in-Chief Ufuk Demirkılıç Frequency Quarterly Abbreviation Turk J Vasc Surg Publisher Turkish National Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Society ISSN 2667-4947 E-ISSN 2667-5080

Turkish Journal of Vascular Surgery 2014 , Vol 23 , Issue 1
Combined Treatment of Both Arterial and Deep Venous Thrombosis in a Young Adult with Antiphospholipid Syndrome: Case Report
Selami GÜRKAN1, Özcan GÜR1, Serhat HÜSEYİN2, Volkan YÜKSEL2, Suat CANBAZ2
1Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Namık Kemal University Faculty of Medicine, Tekirdağ
2Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Trakya University Faculty of Medicine, Edirne
DOI : 10.9739/uvcd.2013-34481 Antiphospholipid syndrome (APS) is an autoimmune hypercoagulability syndrome that induces a wide variety of thromboembolic events. Deep venous thrombosis is complicated by pulmonary embolism and infarction in 35% of cases. The clinical manifestations of the syndrome include venous and arterial thromboses and embolisms, disseminated large and small vessel throm- boses with accompanying multiorgan ischemia and infarction, premature coronary artery disease, stroke and pregnancy losses. In this paper, we describe a rare case of both venous and arterial throm- boembolic event in a 25-year-old young male age who had surgical treatment with medical treat- ment. Keywords : Thrombosis; antiphospholipid syndrome; ve nous thrombosis
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