6 doctors weighed in:

Read in child health magazine about christmas disease. I would like to know more. How do I find out?

6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery
5 doctors agree

In brief: Haemophilia B

Haemophilia b is a blood clotting disorder caused by a mutation of the factor ix gene, leading to a deficiency of factor ix.
It is the second most common form of haemophilia, rarer than haemophilia a. It is sometimes called christmas disease after stephen christmas.

In brief: Haemophilia B

Haemophilia b is a blood clotting disorder caused by a mutation of the factor ix gene, leading to a deficiency of factor ix.
It is the second most common form of haemophilia, rarer than haemophilia a. It is sometimes called christmas disease after stephen christmas.
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Cindy Juster
Board Certified, Pediatrics
32 years in practice
2M people helped
Continue
108,000 doctors available
Read more answers from doctors