Factor X Deficiency
What is a Factor X Deficiency?
Congenital Factor X deficiency is an autosomal recessive inherited bleeding disorder caused by genetic defects on chromosome 13, resulting in a deficiency of Factor X. Mildly affected individuals may have no symptoms but, in more severe cases, patients may experience hemorrhagic symptoms, such as nose bleeds or bleeding into the joints or muscles. Factor X deficiency can also be acquired as a result of liver disease, vitamin K deficiency or due to anticoagulants such as warfarin.
Resources for you
|World Federation of Hemophilia||A global organization aiming to improve and sustain care for people with inherited bleeding disorders.||View Website|
|National Hemophilia Foundation||A U.S. organization dedicated to finding better treatments and cures for inheritable bleeding disorders.||View Website|
|Hemophilia Federation of America||A U.S. nonprofit organization that assists and advocates for the bleeding disorders community.||View Website|
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