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Arterial thrombosis and accelerated atheroma in a member of a family with familial antithrombin III deficiency
  1. J. Winter,
  2. B. Bennett,
  3. D. Donald,
  4. A. S. Douglas


    The case is described of a young man with probable familial antithrombin III deficiency, a disorder associated with a marked predisposition to venous thrombo-embolic events. In addition to a history of venous thrombosis and pulmonary embolism, at post-mortem this patient demonstrated widespread arterial thrombosis and atheroma. The probable association of severe arterial thrombosis and atheroma with a clearly definable coagulation disorder predisposing to thrombosis is of interest.

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