Christmas disease

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Related to factor IX deficiency: haemophilia, Factor VIII deficiency, Factor xi deficiency, Factor xii deficiency, Hæmophilia
  • noun

Synonyms for Christmas disease

a clotting disorder similar to hemophilia A but caused by a congenital deficiency of factor IX

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sex values Results 1 9/M PT ([dagger]) [down arrow] Returned to normal 2 4/M aPTT ([dagger]) [up arrow] Returned to normal 3 5/M aPTT [up arrow] Antiphospholipid antibodies (lupus anticoagulant) 4 4/M PT [down arrow] Factor VII activity: 20% (lupus anticoagulant) 5 6/M aPTT [up arrow] Hereditary factor IX and XII deficiency 6 40/M Normal Factor XIII deficiency (activity: 56%) 7 5/M Normal Factor IX deficiency (activity: 41%) Pt.
BioRx has provided pharmacy and infusion services to patients with bleeding disorders since its founding in 2004 - primarily for patients with factor VIII or factor IX deficiency ("hemophilia A" and "hemophilia B" respectively).
BeneFIX is indicated for the control and prevention of hemorrhagic episodes in patients with hemophilia B (congenital factor IX deficiency or Christmas disease), including control and prevention of bleeding in surgical settings.
Hereditary factor IX deficiency (hemophilia B) and hereditary factor XI deficiency (hemophilia C) are relatively common hereditary hemostatic disorders.