factor VII deficiency


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Related to factor VII deficiency: Factor xi deficiency, Factor VIII deficiency

factor VII deficiency

Molecular medicine A coagulopathy which may be either inherited–AR due to a mutation resulting in a defect in factor VII, or acquired either due to a vitamin K deficiency, appearing in the neonatal period or due to an excess of factor VII in some Pts with thromboembolism Clinical Epistaxis, mucosal hemorrhage. See Factor X.
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Acquired factor VII deficiency not due to vitamin K deficiency or liver disease is rare but has been reported in patients with sepsis, malignancy, post-operative state and in patients undergoing bone marrow transplantation.
Hereditary factor VII deficiency is the most common of the RICD.
A dose of 90 [micro]kg/kg is licensed in the treatment of bleeding in patients with haemophilia with inhibitors to factors VIII or IX, congenital factor VII deficiency and Glanzmann's thrombasthenia refractory to platelet transfusion.
NovoSeven has been approved for the control of bleeding in patients with factor VII deficiency and also for patients suffering from Glanzmann's thrombasthenia.