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Related to afibrinogenemia: hypofibrinogenemia, dysfibrinogenemia
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the absence of fibrinogen in the plasma leading to prolonged bleeding

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The bleeding time is prolonged in thrombocytopenia, qualitative platelet dysfunction, von Willebrand disease, afibrinogenemia, severe hypofibrinogenemia, and vascular disorders.
64) Afibrinogenemia, a rare deficiency of fibrinogen, can present with similar initial platelet aggregation results, but the aggregation defect in afibrinogenemia is restored with addition of fibrinogen to the specimen.
Patients with afibrinogenemia or Glanzmann thrombasthenia (abnormalities of the GP Iib-IIIa receptor) lack both primary and secondary responses to various platelet agonists (27).
RiaSTAP was approved by the FDA in January and is indicated for the treatment of acute bleeding episodes in patients with congenital fibrinogen deficiency, including afibrinogenemia and hypofibrinogenemia.