ISSN : 2146-3123
E-ISSN : 2146-3131

Successful Outcome of Severe Intra-cerebral Bleeding Associated with Acquired Factor V Inhibition: Utilization of Multiple Therapeutic Agents
Panagiotis Andreadis1, Katerina Kafantari1, Aleka Agapidou2, Sofia Vakalopoulou1, Efthymia Vlachaki1
1Clinic of Internal Medicine, Ippokrateio General Hospital of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
2Clinic of Hematology, Homerton University Hospital, Homerton Row, London
DOI : 10.4274/balkanmedj.2017.0158
Pages : 112-115
A 78-year-old male presented to the emergency department due to repeated episodes of syncope over the last 3 days. Physical examination during admission revealed pallour and extensive ecchymosis in his left hemithorax and left thigh. The rest of the clinical and neurological examination revealed no pathological findings.
Keywords : Haemophilia, factor V, rituximab, inhibitor, cephalosporin
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