Loading...
  • mutation
  • Hemophilia is a genetic mutation that slows down the process of blood clotting. (smore.com)
  • Rarely a new mutation may occur during early development or haemophilia may develop later in life due to antibodies forming against a clotting factor. (wikipedia.org)
  • Although an individual's haemophilia can usually be traced in the ancestry, in about 30% of cases there is no family history of the disorder, and the condition is speculated to be the result of spontaneous mutation in an ancestor. (wikipedia.org)
  • Victoria's appears to have been a spontaneous or de novo mutation and she is usually considered the source of the disease in modern cases of haemophilia among her descendants. (wikipedia.org)
  • inhibitors
  • Shire plc, the biotech leader in rare diseases, today announced a collaboration with MicroHealth to support a free and secure care monitoring tool for hemophilia A and B patients with inhibitors and their care teams. (news-medical.net)
  • Hemophilia C is developed on occasion in individuals with systemic lupus erythematosus, because of inhibitors to the FXI protein. (wikipedia.org)
  • Informational site for those with hemophilia and inhibitors. (dmoztools.net)
  • blood
  • Hemophilia is a disease that prevents blood from clotting properly. (kidshealth.org)
  • Diagnosing hemophilia is done with blood tests, including complete blood count (CBC), prothrombin time (PT) , activated partial thromboplastin time (PTT) , factor VIII level, and factor IX level tests. (kidshealth.org)
  • Doctors diagnose hemophilia by doing blood tests. (kidshealth.org)
  • for people with hemophilia to be treated without frequent high-volume blood transfusions, previously the only method of treatment. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Doctors will ask parents questions and do some blood tests to figure out whether the baby might have hemophilia. (kidshealth.org)
  • Prolonged bleeding from a venepuncture or heelprick is another common early sign of haemophilia, these signs may lead to blood tests which indicate haemophilia. (wikipedia.org)
  • This is used to diagnose the blood disorder, for example, the type and severity of the Hemophilia. (smore.com)
  • Even as the country focuses on headline-grabbing diseases, hemophilia, a little known blood disorder, is turning out to be a silent killer with over 50,000 people affected. (rxpgnews.com)
  • It is named for the blood disease hemophilia. (wikipedia.org)
  • citation needed] A study published in 2009 identified the blood disease affecting the royal families of Great Britain, Germany, Russia and Spain as haemophilia B on the basis of genetic markers. (wikipedia.org)
  • Contaminated haemophilia blood products were a serious public health problem in the late 1970s up to 1985. (wikipedia.org)
  • In March 1983, the CDC warned that blood products "appear responsible for AIDS among haemophilia patients. (wikipedia.org)
  • Committed to improve the quality of life of people affected by hemophilia and related blood conditions. (dmoztools.net)
  • disease
  • Although girls rarely develop the symptoms of hemophilia itself, they can be carriers of the disease. (kidshealth.org)
  • Although the disease can't be cured (except by a liver transplant - which sometimes can cause health problems worse than hemophilia itself), it can be managed. (kidshealth.org)
  • A cut or minor wound is usually no big deal for a person with hemophilia, just as it isn't for someone without the disease. (kidshealth.org)
  • Although hemophilia varies in severity from person to person, all patients with the disease bruise easily and bleed for abnormally long periods of time when cut. (encyclopedia.com)
  • and hemophilia B, called Christmas disease, which accounts for the remaining 20 percent. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Hemophilia is a disease that has been known for centuries, although ancient doctors could do little to treat it. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Hemophilia became known as the royal disease in the later nineteenth century, when several descendants of Queen Victoria (1819-1901)-including the queen's youngest son, Leopold-died young from brain hemorrhages. (encyclopedia.com)
  • That does not give the daughter the hemophilia disease, but it does result in the daughter becoming a hemophilia carrier. (kidshealth.org)
  • These medications make people without hemophilia bleed for a longer time, so they are a bad idea for anyone with the disease. (kidshealth.org)
  • The disease might affect anyone irrespective of social group," said Ditipriya Ghosh, an official with the Hemophilia Federation of India (HFI). (rxpgnews.com)
  • Specifically, pedigrees and laboratory methods are used to search for and predict obligate carriers for a specific disease such as hemophilia. (wikipedia.org)
  • womb
  • Hemophilia is a genetic disorder, which means it's the result of a change in genes that was either inherited (passed on from parent to child) or happened during development in the womb. (kidshealth.org)
  • patient's
  • Wellmark accused of breaching hemophilia patient's privacy Hemophilia patient advocacy groups want federal officials to fine Wellmark Blue Cross & Blue Shield for a presentation from a company executive that described the teen's situation and said he was using more than $1 million per month in care. (desmoinesregister.com)
  • occur
  • 2,5 Recently, the European Acquired Haemophilia Registry 2 (EACH2) reported a rate of 3% for fatal bleeding (which can occur ≤5 months after initial presentation if inhibitor eradication is unsuccessful). (uspharmacist.com)
  • Treatment
  • In these individuals, activated factor VII , a precursor to factor VIII in the coagulation cascade , can be infused as a treatment for haemorrhage in individuals with haemophilia and antibodies against replacement factor VIII. (wikipedia.org)
  • A new antibody eases treatment of severe hemophilia A. (modernmedicine.com)
  • Seattle Children's is a hemophilia treatment center (HTC). (seattlechildrens.org)
  • If a baby is found to have Hemophilia, these tests will allow for an effective treatment plan to be created. (smore.com)
  • There is no cure, yet the treatment for Hemophilia is fairly easy and painless. (smore.com)
  • Some parents who find out about their child having Hemophilia need helping handling treatment and may need help themselves as they need to deal with the disorder in their lives as the child grows which is completely normal. (smore.com)
  • There are also multiple resources for parents who need them, one being an HTC or Hemophilia Treatment Center. (smore.com)
  • The Hemophilia Treatment Center (HTC) is dedicated to providing comprehensive care for the patient with a bleeding disorder. (unc.edu)
  • In terms of hemophilia C medication cyklokapron is often used for both treatment after an incident of bleeding and as a preventative measure to avoid excessive bleeding during oral surgery. (wikipedia.org)