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Acquired inhibitor of factor V is a rare condition with a variety of clinical manifestations, from extremely mild to life threatening haemorrhage. We present a case from our intensive care unit as a reminder of the less common causes of elevated prothombin and activated partial thromboplastin times, and how knowledge of the variable presentation may aid management.

Original publication

DOI

10.1111/j.1365-2044.2009.05945.x

Type

Journal article

Journal

Anaesthesia

Publication Date

09/2009

Volume

64

Pages

1014 - 1017

Keywords

Aged, 80 and over, Critical Illness, Factor V, Factor V Deficiency, Humans, Male, Partial Thromboplastin Time, Postoperative Complications, Prothrombin