Factor XIII deficiency in siblings: Importance of prophylactic replacement

Kini, Kiran and Chopra, Deepti and Kini, Pushpa (2011) Factor XIII deficiency in siblings: Importance of prophylactic replacement. Indian Journal of Hematology and Blood Transfusion, 27 (3). pp. 180-182.

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Factor XIII deficiency, an autosomal recessive trait, can result in serious bleeding manifestation. This case report presents two brothers with Factor XIII deficiency. Though the younger sibling had been screened and diagnosed prophylactic replacement therapy had not been initiated unlike the elder brother. He presented with intracranial haemorrhage needing surgical evacuation while the elder brother remained symptom free on regular prophylactic replacement of FFP.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Medicine > KMC Manipal > Paediatrics
Depositing User: KMC Manipal
Date Deposited: 21 Jul 2015 04:59
Last Modified: 21 Jul 2015 04:59
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/143408

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