factor X deficiency
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Related to factor X deficiency: Factor VII deficiency, Factor V deficiency, clotting factor deficiency, Factor XIII deficiency, Factor xi deficiency
factor X deficiencyAn autosomal-recessive condition caused by a mutation on chromosome 13q34, resulting in decreased factor X production.
• Infancy—Severe umbilical cord stump bleeding, prolonged bleeding following circumcision
• Childhood—Recurring nose-bleeds, easy bruising, hemarthroses.
• Ob/Gyn complaints—Menorrhagia, spontaneous first-trimester abortion, postpartum bleeding.
Other complications—Haematuria; excessive bleeding due to surgery or trauma; pseudotumours; intracranial bleeding; bleeding in soft tissues, muscles, and gut.
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