Pediatric Radiology

, Volume 20, Issue 3, pp 198–199 | Cite as

Aortic thrombosis in a neonate with undetectable protein C

  • D. A. Gremse
  • K. J. Peevy
  • J. N. Walterspiel
  • W. H. JohnsonJr
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Abstract

We report a neonate with undetectable protein C and massive, fatal aortic thrombosis following umbilical artery catheter insertion.

Keywords

Public Health Catheter Umbilical Artery Catheter Insertion Aortic Thrombosis 

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© Springer-Verlag 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • D. A. Gremse
    • 1
  • K. J. Peevy
    • 1
  • J. N. Walterspiel
    • 1
  • W. H. JohnsonJr
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PediatricsUniversity of South AlabamaMobileUSA

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