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    disorder known as Hemophilia, these clotting proteins are either missing from the blood or found in lower does than in the blood of the average human. This causes the patient’s blood not congeal properly when a laceration occurs, which can put the patient at risk of exsanguination, or death by loss of blood. Scientifically, the cause of

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    Introduction to Hemophilia Hemophilia is term coined by Johann Schönlein is derived for Greek and Latin words that refer to one who loves to bleed or hemorrhage (Carson-DeWitt, 2014). Hemophilia is a disorder in the body's mechanism of clotting. In simpler terms, people afflicted with hemophilia have a risk of bleeding out from minor injuries. Types of Hemophilia There are three types of hemophilia (hemophilia A, hemophilia B, hemophilia C). Hemophilia A is more common and it is caused by a deficiency

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    Classic Hemophilia

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    Hemophilia A is a disorder in which the blood doesn’t clot normally due to the lack of blood clothing factor VIII. Hemophilia A is also known as the ‘Classic Hemophilia.’ According to the CDC, hemophilia will occur in approximately 1 in 5,000 live births. It is called classic hemophilia due to the fact that this hemophilia is four times more common as hemophilia B. This disorder is mainly a hereditary bleeding disorder which is caused by an inherited X linked recessive trait. Some acquired forms

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    Hemophilia      Hemophilia is the oldest know, lifelong bleeding disorder(“Hemophilia”2004). It is named for two inherited diseases in which the blood does not clot normally. Several different plasma proteins must be present for blood to clot property. If one of the plasma proteins is missing, or present at low levels, blood clots very slowly(“Hemophilia” The Marshall Cavendish). The two most common types of hemophilia are: Hemophilia A or FactorVIII(8) deficiency and Hemophilia

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    What is hemophilia? Hemophilia is a bleeding disorder that slows down the blood clotting process. People who have hemophilia often have longer bleeding after an injury or surgery. People who have severe hemophilia have spontaneous bleeding into the joints and muscles. Hemophilia occurs more commonly in males than in females. The two most common types of hemophilia are hemophilia A (also known as classic hemophilia) and hemophilia B (also known as Christmas disease). People who have hemophilia A have

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    Hemophilia Description

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    Description of hemophilia Hemophilia is an inherited bleeding disorder that needs a lifelong treatment. Hemophilia could be A or “classic hemophilia” and hemophilia B or “Christmas disease”. Individuals with hemophilia A have factor VIII deficiency, and lack of deficiency IX results in hemophilia B. Hemophilia A is X-chromosome recessive mutation disorder affects females and males and affects 1in 4 males, while hemophilia B or deficiency in factor IX are X-chromosome linked abnormal bleeding that

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    The Rise Of Hemophilia

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    Hemophilia was a royal pain that changed the course of history. Throughout Europe, hemophilia directly affected the chains of succession in royal families and played a significant role in changing the forms of governments in some countries. Those changes in how different countries were governed changed the way they interacted with other countries around the world. For example, it is believed that the spread of hemophilia played a part in the rise of communism in Russia and the end of the monarchy

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    Type A Hemophilia

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    started bleeding frequently from different sites such as, his gums, nose and ears. At the age of four, he bled from his forehead and hip after a fall. He was tested at Christian Medical College Hospital, Vellore and he was diagnosed as having Type ‘A’ Hemophilia with severity at less than 1 %. He had a major bleed in his urinary tract for which he was treated at St John’s Medical College Hospital, Bangalore. His right knee has swollen, which makes movement difficult. He is getting bleeds twice a year.Often

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    History Of Hemophilia

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    History of Hemophilia Hemophilia a blood disease was discovered by people in ancient time. They wrote about the bleeding problem and about blood before they even knew about the clotting process of blood. It was just a little before the world war II that physicians discovered a protein in the blood that cause of hemophilia A. Later Hemophilia had been seen as a royal disease (HOG). This was due to the passing gene of hemophilia in the royal family. The England Queen, Queen victoria who has the

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    Hemophilia is the oldest known hereditary bleeding disorder. There are two types of hemophilia, A and B (Christmas Disease). Low levels or complete absence of a blood protein essential for clotting causes both. Patients with hemophilia A lack the blood clotting protein, factor VIII, and those with hemophilia B lack factor IX. A person with severe hemophilia has less than 1% of the normal amount of a clotting factor - either Factor VIII (8) or Factor IX (9). People without hemophilia have between

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