Carriers and Women with Hemophilia


Carriers and Women with Hemophilia
Many carriers of hemophilia also experience symptoms of the disorder. Some women live with their symptoms for years without being diagnosed or even suspecting they have a bleeding disorder.

Symptomatic Carriers of Hemophilia
Some carriers of hemophilia experience symptoms comparable to those seen in men with mild hemophilia. This monograph describes common bleeding problems in symptomatic carriers and strategies to prevent and treat them.

Reproductive Health in Women with Bleeding Disorders
Reviews the common obstetric and gynecological challenges in women with bleeding disorders and offers guidelines for their management.

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The Many Faces of Bleeding Disorders

This video podcast celebrates the whole bleeding disorders community – people with hemophilia and symptomatic carriers, females and males with von Willebrand disease, as well as those with rarer factor deficiencies, and inherited platelet disorders. More videos

Haemophilia, published by Wiley-Blackwell, is the official journal of the World Federation of Hemophilia.

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Updated November 2012



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