12 Treatments for Christmas Disease

Overview

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Tests for Christmas Disease

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Your doctor may recommend a factor IX assay test to determine if your body produces a healthy level of this particular coagulation factor. Your body needs this fact...  More
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Bleeding time is a test used to determine how quickly your blood clots to stop you from bleeding. The test involves making small, superficial cuts on your skin simi...  More
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Blood Coagulation Tests
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A physical examination is a routine test your doctor performs to check your overall health. It is also known as a wellness check. A physical examination helps your ...  More
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A partial thromboplastin time (PTT) test helps doctors assess your body's ability to form blood clots. Each time you bleed, it triggers a series of reactions k...  More
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A prothrombin time (PT) test, measures the amount of time it takes for your blood plasma to clot. Prothrombin, also known as factor ll, is just one of many plasma p...  More
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A red blood cell count is a blood test that your doctor uses to find out how many red blood cells (RBCs) you have in your blood. It is also called an erythrocyte co...  More
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A cranial CT scan of the head is a diagnostic tool used to create detailed pictures of the skull, brain, paranasal sinuses, and eye sockets. CT stands for computed ...  More
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Medical Procedures for Christmas Disease

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Transfusion of Coagulation Factors
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Transfusion of Fresh Frozen Plasma
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Prescribed Medications for Christmas Disease

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FACTOR IX (fak tir nine) is used in patients with hemophilia B to help control bleeding. Some products may also be used to control bleeding in patients with other d...  More
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FACTOR VIIa, RECOMBINANT (fak tir VIIa, ree kom bi nant) helps to prevent or control bleeding in patients with hemophilia A or hemophilia B who have clotting factor...  More
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