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Hemophilia B

Hemophilia B: Introduction

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

Symptoms of Hemophilia B

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Hemophilia B: Related Patient Stories

Hemophilia B: Deaths

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Hemophilia B: Complications

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Causes of Hemophilia B

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Disease Topics Related To Hemophilia B

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Misdiagnosis and Hemophilia B

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Hemophilia B: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Hemophilia B

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Hemophilia B: Animations

Research about Hemophilia B

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Clinical Trials for Hemophilia B

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Statistics for Hemophilia B

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Definitions of Hemophilia B:

A deficiency of blood coagulation factor IX inherited as an X-linked disorder. (Also known as Christmas Disease, after the first patient studied in detail, not the holy day.) Historical and clinical features resemble those in classic hemophilia (HEMOPHILIA A), but patients present with fewer symptoms. Severity of bleeding is usually similar in members of a single family. Many patients are asymptomatic until the hemostatic system is stressed by surgery or trauma. Treatment is similar to that for hemophilia A. (From Cecil Textbook of Medicine, 19th ed, p1008) - (Source - Diseases Database)

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

 

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