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What is Congenital Afibrinogenemia?

What is Congenital Afibrinogenemia?

  • Congenital Afibrinogenemia: A rare disorder involving the inability to make fibrinogen which is essential for the process of blood clotting.
  • Congenital Afibrinogenemia: a rare congenital disorder of blood coagulation in which no fibrinogen is found in the blood plasma.
    Source - WordNet 2.1

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

Congenital Afibrinogenemia: Introduction

Types of Congenital Afibrinogenemia:

Broader types of Congenital Afibrinogenemia:

How serious is Congenital Afibrinogenemia?

Prognosis of Congenital Afibrinogenemia: some survive to adulthood
Complications of Congenital Afibrinogenemia: see complications of Congenital Afibrinogenemia

What causes Congenital Afibrinogenemia?

Causes of Congenital Afibrinogenemia: see causes of Congenital Afibrinogenemia

What are the symptoms of Congenital Afibrinogenemia?

Symptoms of Congenital Afibrinogenemia: see symptoms of Congenital Afibrinogenemia

Complications of Congenital Afibrinogenemia: see complications of Congenital Afibrinogenemia

Onset of Congenital Afibrinogenemia: birth

Congenital Afibrinogenemia: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Congenital Afibrinogenemia.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Congenital Afibrinogenemia.

How is it treated?

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

Name and Aliases of Congenital Afibrinogenemia

Main name of condition: Congenital Afibrinogenemia

Other names or spellings for Congenital Afibrinogenemia:

Rabe Salmon syndrome, fibrinogenopenia congenital, Afibrinogenemia

Congenital afibrinogenaemia, Afibrinogenemia, Afibrinogenemia, congenital
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Congenital Afibrinogenemia: Related Conditions

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