Rare Bleeding Disorders
Also known as: bleeding disorders, rare coagulation disorders, rare clotting disorders, hemophilia.
What are rare bleeding disorders?
Rare bleeding disorders refer to many uncommon types of medical conditions such as hemophilia and others that impact the body’s ability to stop bleeding, or clot blood properly.
What causes rare bleeding disorders?
In many cases, rare bleeding disorders are genetic and passed along from parents to their children. Certain medications or other diseases can also lead to bleeding disorders.
What are the symptoms of rare bleeding disorders?
Symptoms of blood disorders can vary widely depending on the severity of the illness, and what component of the blood is impacted. Trouble with bleeding and bruising can occur with clotting disorders.
What are rare bleeding disorders care options?
Treatment options for rare bleeding disorders depends on the severity of the disorder.
Reviewed by: Guillermo R De Angulo, MD
This page was last updated on: 8/16/2018 10:11:48 AM
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