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What is Factor VII deficiency?

What is Factor VII deficiency?

  • Factor VII deficiency: A rare inherited blood disorder caused by a deficiency of a blood protein called Factor VII and resulting in poor blood coagulation. The severity of the condition is variable.
  • Factor VII deficiency: An autosomal recessive characteristic or a coagulation disorder acquired in association with VITAMIN K DEFICIENCY. FACTOR VII is a Vitamin K dependent glycoprotein essential to the extrinsic pathway of coagulation.
    Source - Diseases Database

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

Factor VII deficiency: Introduction

Types of Factor VII deficiency:

Broader types of Factor VII deficiency:

How serious is Factor VII deficiency?

Complications of Factor VII deficiency: see complications of Factor VII deficiency

What causes Factor VII deficiency?

Causes of Factor VII deficiency: see causes of Factor VII deficiency

What are the symptoms of Factor VII deficiency?

Symptoms of Factor VII deficiency: see symptoms of Factor VII deficiency

Complications of Factor VII deficiency: see complications of Factor VII deficiency

Factor VII deficiency: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Factor VII deficiency.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Factor VII deficiency.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Factor VII deficiency: Medical Geneticist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Factor VII deficiency.
Treatments for Factor VII deficiency: see treatments for Factor VII deficiency
Research for Factor VII deficiency: see research for Factor VII deficiency

Name and Aliases of Factor VII deficiency

Main name of condition: Factor VII deficiency

Other names or spellings for Factor VII deficiency:

Hypoproconvertinemia, Proconvertin deficiency, congenital, Factor 7 deficiency

Hypoproconvertinemia Source - Diseases Database


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