Combined Factor V Leiden and Protein S Deficiency (a rare presentation of a rare combination)

Case report


Mohamed Lateiwish, S. Kardash, M. Elmangoush

Department of Hematology; Faculty of Medicine; Garyounis University; Benghazi, Libya

Garyounis Medical Journal Vol. 21, No.1. 2004:60-62


A 20 year old female Libyan patient referred to our anticoagulant clinic with spontaneous left upper extremity deep venous thrombosis. Coagulation studies showed combined genetic defect (Factor V Leiden and protein S deficiency).

Keywords: Deep Venous Thrombosis, Factor V Leiden, Protein S.