factor IX deficiency


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An X-linked recessive hemophilia, seen in 1/50,000 men, due to a defect in coagulation factor IX
Management Factor IX concentrates
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factor IX deficiency

Christmas disease, hemophilia B Hematology An X-R disorder due to a deficiency in Factor IX resulting in a bleeding diathesis Epidemiology Incidence–1/40,000 or 15-20% of hemophilias; severe disease is usually of neonatal onset Clinical, severe disease Factor IX activity is < 1% of normal; neonatal onset of bleeding, hematomas after injections or circumcision, hemarthroses and deep tissue hemorrhage, spontaneous bleeding Common sites Hemarthrosis of elbows, knees, ankles; pain, swelling, limited ROM of affected joint; muscle hematomas–pain, swelling, may cause muscle atrophy; mucosa–mouth, teeth, nose (epistaxis), GI tract; peripheral nerve lesions–femoral–iliopsoas muscle, sciatic–buttock; tibial–calf; perineal–anterior leg compartment; median & ulnar–forearm flexors; high-risk hemorrhages–intracranial, intraspinal, retropharyngeal, retroperitoneal; hematuria Lab ↑ PTT, ↓ factor IX, normal PT, bleeding time, thrombin time, platelets Management, supportive–avoid trauma, anticoagulants–ASA, add pad to crib/playpen; pressure compresses on bleeding sites; immunize against HBV Replacement Factor IX Concentrate; FFP. See Factor IX, Thombin.
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Blood analyses reported as factor IX deficiency (35%) and decreased free protein S (44%).
Among other coagulation factor deficiencies factor IX deficiency was the second most common after factor VIII deficiency.
sex values Results 1 9/M PT ([dagger]) [down arrow] Returned to normal 2 4/M aPTT ([dagger]) [up arrow] Returned to normal 3 5/M aPTT [up arrow] Antiphospholipid antibodies (lupus anticoagulant) 4 4/M PT [down arrow] Factor VII activity: 20% (lupus anticoagulant) 5 6/M aPTT [up arrow] Hereditary factor IX and XII deficiency 6 40/M Normal Factor XIII deficiency (activity: 56%) 7 5/M Normal Factor IX deficiency (activity: 41%) Pt.
Haemophilia A (factor VIII deficiency) and haemophilia B (factor IX deficiency) are the most common and serious congenital coagulation factor deficiencies.
Refixia is the brand name for nonacog beta pegol; N9-GP, which is indicated for prophylaxis, on-demand treatment of bleeding and surgical procedures in adolescent (>12 years of age) and adult patients with haemophilia B (congenital factor IX deficiency).