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Protein S
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Protein S is a vitamin K-dependent plasma protein . It is a natural anticoagulant thus a deficiency can result in coagulation. Read emedicine about this condition

This also occurs in the family with poorer recovery to date.

  • results in an increased tendency for intravascular blood clot formation
  • occurs in 1 out of 20,000 people
  • 50% of people with heterozygous protein S deficiency will experience venous thromboembolic disease by 27 years of age.
  • Recognized as a disease in 1984
  •  See http://www.protein.org.uk/ for a site specific to this illness.

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