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What is Acquired hypoprothrombinemia?

What is Acquired hypoprothrombinemia?

  • Acquired hypoprothrombinemia: A low level of blood prothrombins which is not inherited but occurs as a result of certain medical disorders such as Vitamin K deficiency.

Acquired hypoprothrombinemia is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Acquired hypoprothrombinemia, or a subtype of Acquired hypoprothrombinemia, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Acquired hypoprothrombinemia as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

Acquired hypoprothrombinemia: Introduction

Types of Acquired hypoprothrombinemia:

Broader types of Acquired hypoprothrombinemia:

What causes Acquired hypoprothrombinemia?

Causes of Acquired hypoprothrombinemia: see causes of Acquired hypoprothrombinemia

What are the symptoms of Acquired hypoprothrombinemia?

Symptoms of Acquired hypoprothrombinemia: see symptoms of Acquired hypoprothrombinemia

Acquired hypoprothrombinemia: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Acquired hypoprothrombinemia.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Acquired hypoprothrombinemia.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Acquired hypoprothrombinemia: Hematologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Acquired hypoprothrombinemia.
Treatments for Acquired hypoprothrombinemia: see treatments for Acquired hypoprothrombinemia
Research for Acquired hypoprothrombinemia: see research for Acquired hypoprothrombinemia

Name and Aliases of Acquired hypoprothrombinemia

Main name of condition: Acquired hypoprothrombinemia

Other names or spellings for Acquired hypoprothrombinemia:

Hypoprothrombinemia, acquired
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

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