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Axillary vein thrombosis in adolescent onset systemic sclerosis.
  1. A Leak,
  2. K J Patel,
  3. E G Tuddenham,
  4. J D Pearson,
  5. P Woo
  1. Section of Molecular Rheumatology, Haemostasis Research Group, Northwick Park Hospital, Harrow, UK.


    A 16 year old girl with a two year history of systemic sclerosis developed left axillary vein thrombosis. Prolonged euglobulin clot lysis time, anti-endothelial cell antibodies, and raised von Willebrand factor antigen were shown.

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