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S Afr Med J. 1980 Sep 27;58(13):531-3.

Familial thrombosis associated with antithrombin III deficiency in a young adult male. A case report.


Congenital antithrombin III deficiency is a rare but well-documented abnormality. A young man presented with pulmonary embolism and was found to be suffering from this condition. His family history revealed numerous members with venous disease and its complications. Treatment of the acute episode and prophylaxis are discussed.

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