Hypoprothrombinemia Questions & Answers

Updated: Jun 16, 2021
  • Author: J Nathan Hagstrom, MD; Chief Editor: Cameron K Tebbi, MD  more...
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Questions & Answers

Overview

What is hypoprothrombinemia?

What is the pathophysiology of hypoprothrombinemia?

What is the prevalence of hypoprothrombinemia in the US?

What is the global prevalence of hypoprothrombinemia?

What is the mortality and morbidity associated with hypoprothrombinemia?

What are the racial predilections of hypoprothrombinemia?

What are the sexual predilections of hypoprothrombinemia?

Which age groups have the highest prevalence of hypoprothrombinemia?

Presentation

Which clinical history findings are characteristic of hypoprothrombinemia?

What are the signs and symptoms of hypoprothrombinemia?

Which physical findings are characteristic of hypoprothrombinemia?

What causes hypoprothrombinemia?

DDX

What are the differential diagnoses for Hypoprothrombinemia?

Workup

What is the role of lab testing in the workup of hypoprothrombinemia?

What is the role of imaging studies in the workup of hypoprothrombinemia?

How is platelet function assessed in the workup of hypoprothrombinemia?

Treatment

How is hypoprothrombinemia treated?

What is the role of surgery in the treatment of hypoprothrombinemia?

Which activity modifications are used in the treatment of hypoprothrombinemia?

Medications

What is the role of medications in the treatment of hypoprothrombinemia?

Which medications in the drug class Hemostatic agents are used in the treatment of Hypoprothrombinemia?

Follow-up

Which specialist consultations are beneficial to patients with hypoprothrombinemia?

What is the prognosis of hypoprothrombinemia?