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Internal jugular vein thrombosis in association with the factor V Leiden mutation

  • P. Arullendran (a1), P. Jani (a1), T. Baglin (a2) and D. A. Moffat (a1)


We report an unusual case of internal jugular vein thrombosis in a 57-year-old female, with the recently discovered factor V Leiden (FVR506Q) mutation. The molecular basis of this mutation is described, and the importance of screening for hereditary venous thrombotic states is emphasized.


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Address for correspondence: Mr P. Arullendran, Specialist Registrar, ENT Department, Sunderland Royal Hospital, Sunderland SR4 7TP.


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Internal jugular vein thrombosis in association with the factor V Leiden mutation

  • P. Arullendran (a1), P. Jani (a1), T. Baglin (a2) and D. A. Moffat (a1)


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