(Source: Acquired Hemophilia A; Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD) of National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS), USA.)
The risk factors for Acquired Hemophilia A may include the following set of associated conditions:
It is important to note that having a risk factor does not mean that one will get the condition. A risk factor increases one’s chances of getting a condition compared to an individual without the risk factors. Some risk factors are more important than others.
Also, not having a risk factor does not mean that an individual will not get the condition. It is always important to discuss the effect of risk factors with your healthcare provider.
The signs and symptoms of Acquired Hemophilia A may include:
Acquired Hemophilia A is diagnosed on the basis of the following information:
Many clinical conditions may have similar signs and symptoms. Your healthcare provider may perform additional tests to rule out other clinical conditions to arrive at a definitive diagnosis.
The complications of Acquired Hemophilia A may include:
Complications may occur with or without treatment, and in some cases, due to treatment also.
The treatment for Acquired Hemophilia A is decided on a case-by-case basis, and may depend on the underlying condition causing Acquired Hemophilia A, and an individual’s tolerance to treatment.
The following treatment methods may be employed:
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