Protein S deficiency in pregnancy: A case report

Tessie Tharakan, Laxmi V. Baxi, David Diuguid

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Protein S deficiency is uncommon, may cause recurrent thrombosis, and may complicate pregnancy. A patient with protein S deficiency presented with a stillbirth followed by postpartum pulmonary embolism. She then had a successful pregnancy managed by anticoagulation and close fetal monitoring.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)141-142
Number of pages2
JournalAmerican Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1993


  • Protein S deficiency
  • pregnancy
  • stillbirth
  • thrombosis


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