Pattern of Hereditary coagulation Disorders in Northern Areas of Pakistan

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Alia Zaidi
Khurshid Anwar
Intikhab Alam

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About five hundered patients with bleeding diathesis were investigated to detect hereditary coagulation disorders. The investigations included, complete blood counts, solubility test for factor XIII and factor assay where indicated. A total of fifty cases having hereditary coagulation disorders were detected. The commonest of all was haemophilia (30%) followed by von Willebrand disease (26%) and christmas disease (14%). The reare autosomal recessive hereditary coagulation disorders together constituted (30%). The factor assays of these patients showed low levels of factor activity thus confirming the significance of the test in the diagnosis of these disorders. 

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Zaidi A, Anwar K, Alam I. Pattern of Hereditary coagulation Disorders in Northern Areas of Pakistan. J Postgrad Med Inst [Internet]. 2011 Sep. 9 [cited 2022 Dec. 9];13(1). Available from: https://jpmi.org.pk/index.php/jpmi/article/view/632
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