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Hemophilia

Hemophilia: Introduction

Hemophilia: Blood disease usually genetic causing failure to clot. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Hemophilia is available below.

Symptoms of Hemophilia

Treatments for Hemophilia

  • Transfusions
  • Home intravenous transfusions
  • Transfusion treatment strategies
    • On-demand infusion - the traditional use of infusion only when there are bleeding symptoms.
    • Periodic infusion (prophylaxis) - a preventive ongoing method that reduces complications but is costly and more involved.
  • more treatments...»

Home Diagnostic Testing

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Hemophilia?

Hemophilia: Related Patient Stories

Hemophilia: Deaths

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Types of Hemophilia

Diagnostic Tests for Hemophilia

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Hemophilia: Complications

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Causes of Hemophilia

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Disease Topics Related To Hemophilia

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Hemophilia: Undiagnosed Conditions

Commonly undiagnosed diseases in related medical categories:

Misdiagnosis and Hemophilia

Mild worm infections undiagnosed in children: Human worm infestations, esp. threadworm, can be overlooked in some cases, because it may cause only mild or even absent symptoms. Although the most...read more »

Unnecessary hysterectomies due to undiagnosed bleeding disorder in women: The bleeding disorder called Von Willebrand's disease is quite common in women, but often fails to be...read more »

Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over-diagnosed (it can, of course, also fail to be diagnosed...read more »

Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to test blood pressure. The "cuff" around...read more »

Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients. These patients are not the typical migraine sufferers, but...read more »

Hemophilia: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Hemophilia

Research quality ratings and patient safety measures for medical facilities in specialties related to Hemophilia:

Choosing the Best Hospital: More general information, not necessarily in relation to Hemophilia, on hospital performance and surgical care quality:

Latest Treatments for Hemophilia

Hemophilia: Animations

Prognosis for Hemophilia

Prognosis for Hemophilia: Good. Near normal lifestyle with treatment, but with need to avoid injury.

Research about Hemophilia

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Statistics for Hemophilia

Hemophilia: Broader Related Topics

Hemophilia Message Boards

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User Interactive Forums

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Definitions of Hemophilia:

Congenital tendency to uncontrolled bleeding; usually affects males and is transmitted from mother to son - (Source - WordNet 2.1)

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

 

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