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ARAUJO, Maíta Poli et al. Vena cava thrombosis associated with nephrotic syndrome in the puerperal gestational cycle. Sao Paulo Med. J. [online]. 2001, vol.119, n.1, pp.24-28. ISSN 1806-9460.

CONTEXT: The puerperal gestational cycle is accompanied by a state of physiological hypercoagulability. Thromboembolic phenomena may occur at this time. OBJECTIVE: To report on a clinic case involving a patient that presented a family history of thromboembolism and developed deep vein thrombosis in a lower limb and vena cava thrombosis during the puerperal gestational cycle, displaying nephrotic syndrome as the main complication. DESIGN: Case report.

Keywords : Nephrotic Syndrome; Puerperium; Pregnancy; Cava thrombosis; Thromboembolism.

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