Congenital protein C or S deficiency - Symptom
Protein S deficiency; Protein C deficiency
If you have this condition, you are more likely to develop blood clots. The symptoms are the same as for deep venous thrombosis, and include:
- Pain or tenderness in the affected area
- Redness or swelling in the affected area
Signs and tests:
Laboratory tests will be done to check for proteins C and S. If you have this disorder, you will have a lack of protein C or S.
Other tests that may be done include:
- Reviewed last on: 3/28/2010
- David C. Dugdale, III, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine; James R. Mason, MD, Oncologist, Director, Blood and Marrow Transplantation Program and Stem Cell Processing Lab, Scripps Clinic, Torrey Pines, California. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.
Schafer AI. Thrombotic disorders: hypercoagulable states. In: Goldman L, Ausiello D, eds. Cecil Medicine. 23rd ed. Philadelphia, Pa: Saunders Elsevier; 2007:chap 182.
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