coagulation disorders(congenital)

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Congenital coagulation disorders usually affect a single clotting factor. They are less common than acquired forms.

More common types include:

  • Haemophilia A - factor VIII - 90% of inherited causes
  • von Willebrands
  • Haemophilia B - factor IX
  • Factor XI deficiency

Rare types:

  • fibrin-stabilising factor deficiency - Factor XIII
  • afibrinogenaemia

Last reviewed 01/2018

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