A 27-year-old man, affected by true deficiency of prothrombin (6%) with a haemophilia-like arthropathy is reported. The disorder seems to be transmitted as an autosomal recessive. The thromboplastin generation test was abnormal in relation to prothrombin deficiency in the substrate plasma. A T1/2 value of 72 h was obtained.
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