A 13-year-old boy with Mycoplasma pneumoniae pulmonary infection developed deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism. He was found to have protein S deficiency and transient antiphospholipid antibodies. Though uncommon, it is important to consider venous thromboembolic disease in children whose clinical course is atypically severe.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Journal of the National Medical Association|
|State||Published - Sep 2009|
- Pulmonary embolism
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