BALANCING THE THROMBOTIC RISK AND THE HEMORRHAGIC RISK IN PATIENTS WITH INFLAMMATORY BOWEL DISEASE AND DEEP VEIN THROMBOSIS. CASE REPORT
The thrombotic events occurring in patients with inflammatory bowel disease are currently recognized as a form of extraintestinal manifestation of the disease. We present the case of a 35-year-old Caucasian male with inflammatory bowel disease and deep vein thrombosis, drawing attention to the particularities of the venous thrombotic events in this category of patients: high thrombotic risk, peak incidence at young age, high risk of recurrence. We state the correct anticoagulant treatment based on current evidence and guidelines recommendations, highlighting the importance of a careful assessment of both the thrombotic and hemorrhagic risk of the patient. Special attention has been paid to the new oral anticoagulants and to the latest recommendations of specialized guidelines.
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