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is hemophilia more common in one ethnicity

A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chakshu Gupta
22 years experience Pathology
1:10,000 males: Hemophillia a in about 1:10, 000 males and hemophilia b in about 1:20, 000 males. It is less common in females.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Karl Muench
60 years experience Clinical Genetics
Abnormal bleeding.: The bleeding may be external or internal. Classically the bleeding occurs within a joint, such as the knee joint, and is painful.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susumu Inoue
53 years experience Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
No. it is rare: Hemophilia b, a congenital bleeding disorder, only in males occur at a frequency of 1 in 25, 000 males. It is far less common than hemophilia a. The b ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gerald Mandell
51 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Rarely: 50% of patients with hemophilia develop permanent changes in the joint.Synovial masses erode into joint cartilage and the subchondral bone. Invasion i ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Radioactive one: Radiosynovectomy is currently the preferred procedure when radioactive materials are available. However, chemical synovectomy is an effective altern ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hirsch
54 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Not rare: Bone cysts-or "pseudo tumors" are not unusual in hemophilia and depending on location and size may be observed or treated. Treatment is not easy or w ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brittany Chan
9 years experience Pediatrics
Clotting problem: Hemophilia is a hereditary blood disorder in which the person is deficient in one of the body's clotting factors (factor viii for hemophilia a and fac ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Guzik
23 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: About 17, 000 people in the United States have hemophilia. The blood of a person who has hemophilia, a rare, inherited bleeding disease, lacks a prote ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Genetic defect: Hemophilia is a bleeding disorder due to abnormal gene for clotting factor viii (hemophilia a) or ix (hemophilia b) that is on the x-chromosome and me ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Inheritance/genetics: Hemophilia is a disorder of clotting due to abnormal genes that are inherited from the mother by the son. Daughters are carriers but generally do not ... Read More

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