Hemophilia C Questions & Answers

Updated: Mar 01, 2019
  • Author: Paula H B Bolton-Maggs, DM, FRCPath, FRCP; Chief Editor: Hassan M Yaish, MD  more...
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Questions & Answers

Overview

What is hemophilia C (deficiency of factor XI)?

What are the possible complications of hemophilia C (deficiency of factor XI)?

What is the prognosis of hemophilia C (deficiency of factor XI)?

What causes hemophilia C (deficiency of factor XI)?

What is the role of genetics in the etiology of hemophilia C (deficiency of factor XI)?

What is the prevalence of hemophilia C (deficiency of factor XI) in the US?

What are the ethnic and racial predilections of hemophilia C (deficiency of factor XI)?

What are the sexual and age predilections of hemophilia C (deficiency of factor XI)?

What is included in patient education about hemophilia C (deficiency of factor XI)?

Presentation

Which clinical history findings are characteristic of hemophilia C (deficiency of factor XI)?

Which unusual presentations of hemophilia C (deficiency of factor XI) have been reported?

Which physical findings are characteristic of hemophilia C (deficiency of factor XI)?

DDX

Which conditions are included in the differential diagnoses of hemophilia C (deficiency of factor XI)?

What are the differential diagnoses for Hemophilia C?

Workup

What is the role of lab tests in the workup of hemophilia C (deficiency of factor XI)?

What is the role of imaging studies in the workup of hemophilia C (deficiency of factor XI)?

What is the role of genetic testing in the workup of hemophilia C (deficiency of factor XI)?

Treatment

How are bleeding episodes predicted in hemophilia C (deficiency of factor XI)?

Which factors increase the risk of thrombotic events in hemophilia C (deficiency of factor XI)?

What is the role of plasma-derived factor XI concentrates in the treatment of hemophilia C (deficiency of factor XI)?

What is the role of vaccines in the treatment of hemophilia C (deficiency of factor XI)?

Which activity modifications are used in the treatment of hemophilia C (deficiency of factor XI)?

Which specialist consultations are beneficial to patients with hemophilia C (deficiency of factor XI)?

How does hemophilia C (deficiency of factor XI) present during surgical procedures?

How is hemophilia C (deficiency of factor XI) treated in patients undergoing surgical procedures?

What is included in long-term monitoring of hemophilia C (deficiency of factor XI)?

Medications

What is the role of medications in the treatment of hemophilia C (deficiency of factor XI)?

Which medications in the drug class Antifibrinolytic agents are used in the treatment of Hemophilia C?

Which medications in the drug class Blood Product Derivatives are used in the treatment of Hemophilia C?