Protein S deficiency; Protein C deficiency
If you have this condition, you are more likely to develop blood clots. The symptoms are the same as for
- Pain or tenderness in the affected area
- Redness or
swellingin the affected area
Signs and tests
Laboratory tests will be done to check for proteins C and S. If you have this disorder, you will have a lack of protein C or S.
Other tests that may be done include:
Bleeding time Partial thromboplastin time Prothrombin time Thrombin time
Review Date: 03/28/2010
Reviewed By: David C. Dugdale, III, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine; James R. Mason, MD, Oncologist, Director, Blood and Marrow Transplantation Program and Stem Cell Processing Lab, Scripps Clinic, Torrey Pines, California. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.