Lifeclinic® pediatrician and researcher receives grant Pierre Fabre

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Andreia Mascarenhas, Pediatrician at Lifeclinic®, was awarded by the Pierre Fabre scholarship, awarded by the Portuguese Society of Pediatrics, thanks to an article published in BMJ Case Reports, on a rare disease that affects the clotting factor X.

This article, Acquired-transient factor X deficiency in a teenager with extensive burns, describe the case of a teenager hospitalised for extensive burns that developed active bleeding after removal of central venous catheter. He was diagnosed with transient factor X deficiency. Normalisation of coagulation status and factor X levels occurred spontaneously 10 days after the bleeding episode.

The scholarship is awarded biannually Pierre Fabre by the Portuguese Society of Pediatrics (SPP), and is intended for the best publications in the field of health (more info here).

Degree in Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Lisbon, Andreia Mascarenhas is Pediatrician in Neonatology Service, Hospital Dona Estefania.

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