TITLE

A young man with deep vein thrombosis, hyperhomocysteinemia and cobalamin deficiency

AUTHOR(S)
Wong, Camilla L.; Van Spall, Harriette G. C.; Hassan, Khalid A.; Coret-Simon, Judith; Sahlas, Demetrios J.; Shumak, Steven L.
PUB. DATE
January 2008
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;1/29/2008, Vol. 178 Issue 3, p279
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the medical case of a young man who is diagnosed with deep vein thrombosis, hyperhomocysteinemia and cobalamin deficiency in Canada. The patient has undergone magnetic resonance imaging of the brain which reveals atrophic changes, and fluid-attenuated inversion recovery (FLAIR) sequences that shows diffuse hyperintense signal changes in the periventricular and deep subcortical. The patient is also given an anticoagulation therapy involving cobalamin injections, which plays a vital role in the synthesis of deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA).
ACCESSION #
28794529

 

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