Out of this factor VIII deficiency
was observed in 30 (75%) patients (Haemophilia A), while 10 (25%) patients were deficient in Factor IX (Haemophilia B); 35 children were having severe haemophilia, whereas 5 children were moderate haemophiliac (Table 1).
In combined Factor V and Factor VIII deficiency
, PT and aPTT are found to be prolonged, but FV prolongs both PT and aPTT, while FVIII prolongs only aPTT.
Conclusion: Coagulation factor deficiencies, with factor VIII deficiency
being the commonest are the most frequent bleeding disorders.
The third case involved an 11-year-old with factor VIII deficiency
, who was treated with DMPA to control hemorrhaging that occurred at her first menarche 8 months earlier.
Burk et al reported a negative history in two patients, one of whom was known to have von Willebrand's disease and one who had a documenter factor VIII deficiency
On September 12, 1996, a case of seroconversion of antibody to HCV (anti-HCV) in a 4-year-old child with moderate factor VIII deficiency
was reported to the Seroconversion Surveillance Project, a surveillance system maintained jointly by the Food and Drug Administration, CDC, and the National Hemophilia Foundation.
Haemophilia B (Figure 3); 47 patients had severe factor VIII deficiency
, 12 patients had moderate factor VIII deficiency
and 4 patients had mild factor VIII deficiency
; 11 patients had severe factor IX deficiency, 4 patients had moderate factor IX deficiency and 1 patient had mild factor IX deficiency (Figure 4).
The FDA has approved to Obizur to treat bleeding disorders in adults with acquired hemophilia A, a non-genetic Factor VIII deficiency
Speaking on Saturday, Deputy Head of Iranian Ministry of Health for Research and Technology Mostafa Qanei said that Iranian researchers have succeeded to produce six new drugs, including several medications for breast cancer and Factor VIII deficiency
Clotting factor concentrates manufactured by recombinant technology, which are now available for the treatment of factor VIII deficiency
, have not been shown to transmit infectious agents.
Haemophilia A is a bleeding disease characterized by coagulation factor VIII deficiency
, an important protein factor in blood's clotting process.
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Hemophilia A, also known as factor VIII deficiency
or classic hemophilia, is a largely inherited bleeding disorder in which one of the proteins needed to form blood clots in the body is missing or reduced.
The most common coagulopathy diagnosed was factor VIII deficiency
, in 39 patients, followed by activated protein C resistance, in 23 patients, and a deficiency in methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase, also in 23 patients.
Patient 1, who has severe factor VIII deficiency
(hemophilia A), before 1985, received factor VIII concentrate made from plasma that was neither screened for HIV antibody nor heat-treated.