Arterial thrombosis induced by IVIg and its treatment with tPA

Darin Okuda, Murray Flaster, James Frey, Kumaraswamy Sivakumar

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IV immunoglobulin therapy can lead to vascular events through increased serum viscosity and possibly other mechanisms. The authors describe the successful use of tissue plasminogen activator in three of four patients who developed cerebral and peripheral arterial thrombosis after treatment with IV immunoglobulin.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1825-1826
Number of pages2
Issue number11
StatePublished - Jun 10 2003

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology


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