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Rare factor deficiencies






Fibrinogen or Factor I Deficiency – An Inherited Bleeding Disorder

Factor I (or fibrinogen) deficiency is a very rare inherited disorder with complications that vary with the severity of the disorder. It is not well known, even among health professionals. People affected by this disorder and those close to them have very little written information about it. This booklet therefore seeks to provide information for people trying to cope with this health problem. It explains the causes of the disorder and currently available treatments.










Factor II Deficiency - An Inherited Bleeding Disorder

Factor II (FII) deficiency (also called hypoprothrombinemia or prothrombin deficiency) is a rare coagulation disorder. People affected by this deficiency and those close to them have very little written information about it. This booklet explains the causes of FII deficiency, its symptoms and available treatments.We hope that this information will help answer your questions.










Factor V Deficiency - An Inherited Bleeding Disorder

Factor V deficiency, also called parahemophilia or Owren’s disease, is a very rare coagulation disorder. About one person in a million may be affected by this deficiency. Only 150 cases have been identified worldwide to date.
















Factor VII Deficiency - An Inherited Bleeding Disorder

SECOND EDITION - A general information booklet about factor VII deficiency for patients, families and health care providers. Developed by the Canadian Association of Nurses in Hemophilia Care (CANHC). Published by the Canadian Hemophilia Society.











Factor X Deficiency - An Inherited Bleeding Disorder

Factor X (pronounced 10) deficiency is a very rare blood coagulation disorder with complications that vary with the severity of the disorder. This deficiency is not well known, even among health professionals. People affected by this deficiency and those close to them have very little written information about it. This booklet therefore seeks to provide information for people trying to cope with this health problem. It explains the causes of the deficiency, symptoms, possible complications, and available treatments.










Factor XI Deficiency – An Inherited Bleeding Disorder

The latest in our series on Factor Deficiencies, this document is a general information booklet about Factor XI Deficiency for patients, families and healthcare providers. Developed by the Canadian Association of Nurses in Hemophilia Care (CANHC). Published by the Canadian Hemophilia Society.












Factor XII Deficiency – An Inherited Bleeding Disorder

Severe Factor XII deficiency is a very rare condition and is not well known, even among health professionals. The purpose of this booklet is to describe the deficiency with the hope that it will permit those affected to better understand the issues.














Factor XIII Deficiency - An Inherited Bleeding Disorder

SECOND EDITION - A general information booklet about factor XIII deficiency for patients, families and health care providers. Developed by the Canadian Association of Nurses in Hemophilia Care (CANHC). Published by the Canadian Hemophilia Society.