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Case Number : Case 2560 - 29 April 2020 Posted By: Dr. Hafeez Diwan

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1 year-old male with altered mental status and purpura.


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Krishnakumar subramanian

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vasculopathy, any information on CBC,coagulation tests, renal function tests and ADAMTS13 activity 

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Anil Patki

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Considering the age and the hint of CNS involvement, I wonder whether congenital protein C or protein S deficiency is the cause of these microthrombi.

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Dr. Mona Abdel-Halim

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Vasculopathy for investigations (I like the suggestion of Anil Patki)

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Dr. Hafeez Diwan

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DIC. The patient has N. meningitidis.

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