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Factor V deficiency

Factor V deficiency: Introduction

Factor V deficiency: An inherited disorder where the deficiency of a blood component affects its ability to clot properly which can lead to bleeding problems. The severity of the disorder can vary from easy bruising to life-threatening hemorrhages. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Factor V deficiency is available below.

Symptoms of Factor V deficiency

Treatments for Factor V deficiency

  • Generally the only treatment required is to receive fresh blood plasma during or after a bleeding episode which can occur during trauma or surgery. Patients need to advise their health professionals (including dentists) of their condition in order to minimize the risk of bleeding episodes
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Factor V deficiency: Complications

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Causes of Factor V deficiency

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Misdiagnosis and Factor V deficiency

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Prognosis for Factor V deficiency

Prognosis for Factor V deficiency: The prognosis is good if the condition is diagnosed and patients receive treatment during bleeding episodes if required.

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Definitions of Factor V deficiency:

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


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