parahemophilia

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.

parahemophilia

/para·he·mo·phil·ia/ (-he″mo-fil´e-ah) a hereditary hemorrhagic tendency due to deficiency of coagulation factor V.

parahemophilia

parahemophilia (per´əhē´mōfil´ēə),

n (Ac globulin deficiency, Owren's disease), a hemorrhagic disorder resulting from a deficiency of proaccelerin. Manifestations include mild to severe bleeding after extraction of teeth or other surgical procedures, epistaxis, easy bruising, monorrhagia, and hematomas. The one-stage prothrombin time is prolonged, but the bleeding time is ordinarily normal.