Symptoms & Signs
If you have this condition, you are more likely to develop blood clots. The symptoms are the same as for deep venous thrombosis, and include:
- Pain or tenderness in the affected area
- Redness or swelling in the affected area
Diagnosis & Tests
Laboratory tests will be done to check for proteins C and S. If you have this disorder, you will have a lack of protein C or S.
Other tests that may be done include:
- Bleeding time
- Partial thromboplastin time
- Prothrombin time
- Thrombin time
Review Date : 1/12/2009
Reviewed By : Todd Gersten, M.D., Hematology/Oncology, Palm Beach Cancer Institute, West Palm Beach, FL. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.
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