Solitary Non-Thrombotic Elevation in D-Dimer after COVID-19 Pfizer Vaccine: A Case Report
AbstractD-dimer is sensitive and early marker of both inflammatory and thrombotic insult, extremely elevated D-dimer might herald a serious events especially following receiving a shot of COVID-19 vaccine. The adverse effects of COVID-19 vaccine is simulating the rare but catastrophic thrombotic events following vaccination.so early alertness to this complication mandate search for this serious entity. D-dimer although non-specific but it is highly sensitive and early marker of thrombotic as well as other serious pathologies, we present a case with nonspecific symptoms with the only laboratory abnormality is lonely elevation in D-dimer. To our knowledge this is the first reported case of elevated D-dimer without clinically manifest thrombosis highlighting to possible newly emerging practice of using D-dimer as an early evidence of hidden thrombosis.
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