Hemophilia: Blood disease usually genetic causing failure to clot.
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causes, and treatments of Hemophilia is available below.
Symptoms of Hemophilia
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Treatments for Hemophilia
- 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.
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Home Diagnostic Testing
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Types of Hemophilia
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Types of Hemophilia
Diagnostic Tests for Hemophilia
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Causes of Hemophilia
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Disease Topics Related To Hemophilia
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Hemophilia: Undiagnosed Conditions
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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 »
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Prognosis for Hemophilia
Prognosis for Hemophilia:
Good. Near normal lifestyle with treatment, but with need to avoid injury.
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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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