Lobar Hemorrhage Induced by Acquired Factor XIII Deficiency in a Patient with Cerebral Amyloid Angiopathy

A 68-year-old man presented with intracranial hemorrhage in the right frontal lobe, which rapidly increased the day after admission. We performed hematoma removal with a biopsy of the cortex around the hematoma. The day after the operation, a subcutaneous hematoma over the craniotomy appeared, and the computed tomography showed a recurrent hemorrhage with an acute subdural hematoma. We were aware of a bleeding tendency, and a detailed hematologic examination by hematologists revealed autoimmune acquired factor XIII deficiency due to an antifactor XIII antibody.
Source: Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases - Category: Neurology Authors: Tags: Case Studies Source Type: research

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