Factor X Deficiency Questions & Answers

Updated: Jul 31, 2019
  • Author: Robert A Schwartz, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: Perumal Thiagarajan, MD  more...
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Questions & Answers

Overview

What is factor X deficiency?

When was factor X deficiency first recognized?

What are the genetics of factor X deficiency?

What is the pathophysiology of factor X deficiency?

What is the pathophysiology of congenital factor X deficiency?

What is the pathophysiology of acquired factor X deficiency?

What other conditions are associated with factor X deficiency?

What is the prevalence of factor X deficiency?

What is the mortality and morbidity associated with factor X deficiency?

Which patient groups have the highest prevalence of factor X deficiency?

Presentation

What are the signs and symptoms of factor X deficiency?

Which physical findings are characteristic of factor X deficiency?

Which physical findings are characteristic of acquired factor X deficiency?

What causes factor X deficiency?

What are most common causes of acquired factor X deficiency?

DDX

Which conditions are included in the differential diagnoses of factor X deficiency?

What are the differential diagnoses for Factor X Deficiency?

Workup

Which coagulation study findings suggest factor X deficiency?

What are results on factor X assay suggest factor X deficiency?

Treatment

How is factor X deficiency treated?

What is the role of splenectomy in the treatment of factor X deficiency?

Which specialist consultations are beneficial to patients with factor X deficiency?

Which dietary modifications are used in the treatment of factor X deficiency?

Which activity modifications are used in the treatment of factor X deficiency?

Medications

What is the role of medications in the treatment of factor X deficiency?

Which medications in the drug class Coagulation Factors are used in the treatment of Factor X Deficiency?

Which medications in the drug class Vitamins, Fat-Soluble are used in the treatment of Factor X Deficiency?

Which medications in the drug class Blood-Product Derivatives are used in the treatment of Factor X Deficiency?

Follow-up

What is the prognosis of factor X deficiency?

What are the possible complications of factor X deficiency?