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Hemophilia A

Hemophilia: What Your Patients Need to Know

Hemophilia is a bleeding disorder caused by a genetic mutation that is often inherited. Patients who are at risk and parents or caregivers of children at risk of hemophilia may need additional education about what causes hemophilia and how it is diagnosed and treated.

Test Your Knowledge in the Management of Hemophilia A

Hemophilia A is an X-linked, recessive disorder caused by deficiency of functional plasma clotting factor VIII (FVIII). It is a rare disorder that can be complex to diagnose and manage. The World Federation of Hemophilia published guidelines in 2012 outlining optimal treatment strategies and recent research has highlighted emerging drugs to treat patients with hemophilia…