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What is Factor X deficiency?

What is Factor X deficiency?

  • Factor X deficiency: A rare blood clotting disorder which may be inherited or acquired in people suffering from conditions such as liver disease, amyloidosis, leprosy and certain cancers. The underlying cause is the deficiency of a protein (Factor X) which is needed for the blood to clot properly. The condition may cause mild to severe bleeding depending on the degree of deficiency of Factor X.
  • Factor X deficiency: Blood coagulation disorder usually inherited as an autosomal recessive trait, though it can be acquired. It is characterized by defective activity in both the intrinsic and extrinsic pathways, impaired thromboplastin time, and impaired prothrombin consumption.
    Source - Diseases Database

Factor X deficiency: Introduction

Types of Factor X deficiency:

Broader types of Factor X deficiency:

How serious is Factor X deficiency?

Prognosis of Factor X deficiency: The prognosis is highly variable depending on the severity of the condition. Mild cases may have virtually no symptoms other than excessive bleeding after trauma or surgery whereas severe cases may cause death due to spontaneous bleeding inside the head, skull or gastrointestinal system. The prognosis also depends on whether the underlying cause is treatable e.g. vitamin K deficiency.
Complications of Factor X deficiency: see complications of Factor X deficiency

What causes Factor X deficiency?

Causes of Factor X deficiency: see causes of Factor X deficiency
Cause of Factor X deficiency: lack of vitamin K

What are the symptoms of Factor X deficiency?

Symptoms of Factor X deficiency: see symptoms of Factor X deficiency

Complications of Factor X deficiency: see complications of Factor X deficiency

Factor X deficiency: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Factor X deficiency.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Factor X deficiency.

How is it treated?

Treatments for Factor X deficiency: see treatments for Factor X deficiency

Name and Aliases of Factor X deficiency

Main name of condition: Factor X deficiency

Other names or spellings for Factor X deficiency:

Stuart-Prower Factor Deficiency

Stuart-Prower factor deficiency Source - Diseases Database


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