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How many people have Protein S Deficiency?


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Frequency of Inherited Disorders Database

at the Institute of Medical Genetics, University of Wales College of Medicine, Cardiff




Disease : Protein C & protein S deficiency, type I heterozygous

OMIM number : From 176860 to 176880

Body System : Haematological disorder

Type : I

Inheritance pattern : AD

Incidence/prevalence : P

Population surveyed : Germany (West, greater Frankfurt area)

Date of survey : -

Number of cases : -

Size of population surveyed : 1,000,000

Frequency figure (1 in ...) : From 20,000 to 25,000

Frequency figure for females : -

Method (direct/indirect) : I

Reference : Gladson CL, Scharrer I, Hach V, Beck KH, Griffin H. The frequency of type III with venous thrombosis. Thromb Haemost 1988;59(1):18-22.

Comments : The estimation of the symptomatic Type I deficiency was based on the frequency found among 141young patients with recurrent thrombosis.

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