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Management of haemophilia A and B

Thursday 25th April 2019

Haemophilia is an X-linked genetic disorder characterised by a deficiency or absence of coagulation factors VIII or IX, resulting in a life-long bleeding disorder.1–7 Haemophilia is also called the ‘Royal disease’ because Queen Victoria was a carrier of haemophilia and her descendants spread the disease among Royal houses throughout Europe.1
 
Types of haemophilia
 
The most common types of haemophilia are:
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