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is christmas disease congenital?
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Specializes in Pediatrics
It's genetic: Christmas disease is a blood clotting disorder, a second form of hemophilia, named after stephen christmas. Congenital means "from birth" so technically any genetic disease is congenital, but in this case, congenital usually refers to a physical issue. If you know your child has christmas disease, consult your doctor to start monitoring for sequelae.
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Last updated Jan 13, 2013
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