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Symptomatic venous thromboembolism in Hong Kong Chinese children.

Authors
  • Lee, A C W
  • Li, C H
  • Szeto, S C
  • Ma, E S K
Type
Published Article
Journal
Hong Kong medical journal = Xianggang yi xue za zhi / Hong Kong Academy of Medicine
Publication Date
Aug 01, 2003
Volume
9
Issue
4
Pages
259–262
Identifiers
PMID: 12904613
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The rate of venous thromboembolic disease in Hong Kong Chinese children was comparable to that seen in Caucasian children, with an annual incidence of 0.74 per 100,000 children. Predisposing factors, including hereditary prothrombotic conditions, were common.

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