Stacy E. Croteau

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Hemophilia A and B

What every physician needs to know: Hemophilia A and B are X-linked inherited bleeding disorders caused by mutations or deletions in genes coding for clotting proteins. Although they share a common bleeding phenotype, the clotting proteins themselves serve different, but essential, functions in the intrinsic pathway of coagulation and thrombin generation. Factor VIII is a…

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