Volume 15, Number 3, September 2003

Tooth Extraction in Congenital Protein C and Protein S Deficiency — Management of Thrombotic Risk

Yoshinari Morimoto,1,2 Yuichiro Imai,2 Kunichika Yamamoto,2 Kazuhiko Ohgi,2 Hiroshi Shiotani,2 Kazuhiro Murakami,2 Ayumu Morisaki,2 Kazuhiko Yamamoto,2 Tadaaki Kirita,2 Akira Yoshioka3

1Department of Dental Anesthesiology, Graduate School of Dentistry, Osaka University, Osaka, 2Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, and 3Department of Pediatrics, Nara Medical University, Nara, Japan

Abstract
Tooth extraction was performed in 1 patient with protein C deficiency and another with protein S deficiency - congenital hypercoagulation disorders. The clinical management of these patients is described.

Key words:
Anticoagulant therapy, Protein c deficiency, Protein s deficiency, Thrombosis, Tooth extraction

Asian J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2003;15:181-185.
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