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.
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Additionally, a fourth type of hemophilia was proposed by the Norwegian physician Owren in 1947 [9], the Owrens disease or parahemophilia, caused by a deficient factor V, with an incidence of 1 case per 1 million children [1,10].
F5F8D is genetically distinct from isolated inherited deficiencies of factor VIII (hemophilia A) and factor V (parahemophilia).