Haematologists draw lessons from Australia’s first case of VITT

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. ...

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