Victorian haematologists have published more details of the unusual features of the first known Australian case of AstraZeneca vaccine-induced thrombotic thrombocytopenia (VITT). While many reports of VITT have involved central venous sinus thrombosis, clinicians at Box Hill hospital describe a case of severe thrombosis occurring in the portal and splenic veins, leading to bowel ischaemia. ...
Haematologists draw lessons from Australia’s first case of VITT
By Michael Woodhead
17 May 2021