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What causes hemophilia?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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In brief: 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 men inherit the defect from their mothers.
Women are carriers and are rarely affected.

In brief: 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 men inherit the defect from their mothers.
Women are carriers and are rarely affected.
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