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Hemophilia A

Hemophilia A: Introduction

Hemophilia A: Hemophilia A is a hereditary blood disorder, primarily affecting males, characterized by a deficiency of the blood clotting protein known as Factor VIII that results in abnormal ... more about Hemophilia A.

Hemophilia A: A rare coagulation disorder caused by a deficiency of factor VIII which results in bleeding problems. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Hemophilia A is available below.

Symptoms of Hemophilia A

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Hemophilia A: Complications

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Causes of Hemophilia A

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Disease Topics Related To Hemophilia A

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Misdiagnosis and Hemophilia A

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Hemophilia A

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Clinical Trials for Hemophilia A

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Hemophilia A: Broader Related Topics

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Article Excerpts about Hemophilia A

Hemophilia A is a hereditary blood disorder, primarily affecting males, characterized by a deficiency of the blood clotting protein known as Factor VIII that results in abnormal bleeding. Babylonian Jews first described hemophilia more than 1700 years ago; the disease first drew widespread public attention when Queen Victoria transmitted it to several European royal families. (Source: Genes and Disease by the National Center for Biotechnology)

Definitions of Hemophilia A:

An inherited deficiency of coagulation Factor VIII characterized by the tendency to spontaneous or exaggerated post-traumatic hemorrhage. Inherited as an x-linked recessive disease, hemophilia A is the most common hemophilia, occurring in approximately 1 in 10,000 male births. --2004 - (Source - Diseases Database)

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

 

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