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Protein C deficiency

Protein C deficiency: Introduction

Protein C deficiency: A genetic condition where a person faces an increased risk of blood clot formation. It is characterized by a deficiency of functioning protein C which is a protein needed to regulate the blood clotting process. The homozygous form of the condition carries a much higher risk of thrombosis with severe thrombosis often occurring at birth. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Protein C deficiency is available below.

Symptoms of Protein C deficiency

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Protein C deficiency: Complications

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Causes of Protein C deficiency

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Clinical Trials for Protein C deficiency

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Definitions of Protein C deficiency:

An absence or deficiency in PROTEIN C which leads to impaired regulation of blood coagulation. It is associated with an increased risk of severe or premature thrombosis. (Stedman's Med. Dict., 26th ed.) - (Source - Diseases Database)

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Protein C deficiency as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

 

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