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Deep Vein Thrombosis Associated with Carcinoma (Trousseau's Syndrome)

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Description:

Trousseau recognized that recurrent deep vein thrombosis could be a presenting sign for patients with occult neoplasia. These patients have a chronic DIC related to a number of factors, including release of tissue thromboplastin-like materials from the tumor.

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