TITLE

Right Atrial Thrombus in a Six- Year- Old Indian Boy with Metabolic Syndrome

AUTHOR(S)
Rustagi, V.T.; Khadilkar, V. V.; Khadilkar, A. V.; Jahagirdar, R.; Lalwani, S.
PUB. DATE
June 2010
SOURCE
Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology & Metabolism;Jun2010, Vol. 23 Issue 6, p553
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article describes the case of an obese young boy who presented with cough and breathlessness with marked respiratory distress and was put on noninvasive positive pressure ventilation and antiobiotics of piperacillin and tazobactum. The patient started oral warfarin after low molecular weight heparin (LMWH) but gradually stopped LMWH after 4 days. The patient was found to have had developed a thrombus in the right atrium while the coagulation system influenced by metabolic parameters was noted.
ACCESSION #
52388471

 

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