Owren's disease


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Related to Owren's disease: Concato's disease, secondary disease, Swift disease

parahemophilia

 [par″ah-he″mo-fil´e-ah]
a hereditary hemorrhagic tendency due to deficiency of coagulation factor V. Called also Owren's disease. See also clotting.

Owren's disease

Etymology: Paul A. Owren, Norwegian hematologist, b. 1905
a rare congenital bleeding disorder caused by a deficiency of coagulation factor V. Also called parahemophilia.