Marisa Marques, Author at The Cardiology Advisor

Marisa Marques

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Factor X Deficiency – Acquired

At a Glance Patients with factor X deficiency can experience a new onset of bleeding, such as epistaxis, gastrointestinal hemorrhage or hematuria, in someone without a lifelong personal or family history of a bleeding disorder, whose laboratory evaluation shows normal platelet count and function but prolonged prothrombin time (PT) and partial thromboplastin Time (PTT). If…

Factor X Deficiency – Congenital

At a Glance Factor X deficiency is the most severe among the so-called rare bleeding disorders (i.e. deficiencies of factors II, V, VII, X, XI, and XIII). Factor X deficiency may cause a variety of symptoms, such as umbilical stump bleeding, hemarthroses, hematomas, gastrointestinal hemorrhage, hematuria and central nervous system (CNS) bleeding, depending on how…

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