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Diseases » Bleeding disorders » Summary
 

What is Bleeding disorders?

What is Bleeding disorders?

A general term for a number of conditions that stops the blood from clotting and hence results in bleeding. The ...more »

  • Bleeding disorders: Any disorder leading to bleeding or bruising.

Bleeding disorders: Introduction

Types of Bleeding disorders:

Types of Bleeding disorders:

Broader types of Bleeding disorders:

Who gets Bleeding disorders?

Gender Profile for Bleeding disorders: It is true that hemophilia, the most widely known bleeding disorder, occurs almost exclusively in males. However, other bleeding disorders do occur in women. (Source: excerpt from BLEEDING DISORDERS: NWHIC)

What causes Bleeding disorders?

Causes of Bleeding disorders: see causes of Bleeding disorders

What are the symptoms of Bleeding disorders?

Symptoms of Bleeding disorders: see symptoms of Bleeding disorders

Can anyone else get Bleeding disorders?

Inheritance: see inheritance of Bleeding disorders

Bleeding disorders: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Bleeding disorders.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Bleeding disorders.

How is it treated?

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

Society issues for Bleeding disorders


Hospitalization statistics for Bleeding disorders: The following are statistics from various sources about hospitalizations and Bleeding disorders:

  • 0.031% (3,924) of hospital consultant episodes were for coagulation defects in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 83% of hospital consultant episodes for coagulation defects required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 44% of hospital consultant episodes for coagulation defects were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 56% of hospital consultant episodes for coagulation defects were for women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 55% of hospital consultant episodes for coagulation defects required emergency hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 5.6 days was the mean length of stay in hospitals for coagulation defects in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
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Organs Affected by Bleeding disorders:

Organs and body systems related to Bleeding disorders include:

Name and Aliases of Bleeding disorders

Main name of condition: Bleeding disorders

Other names or spellings for Bleeding disorders:

coagulation defects, coagulation disorders

Bleeding disorders: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Bleeding disorders:

 

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