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Clinical Findings in a Patient with an Hereditary Deficiency of Factor XII

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient for a hereditary deficiency of Factor XII (Hageman factor).

Specialty:

Hematology, Hematology

Objective:

clinical diagnosis, including family history for genetics, laboratory tests, criteria for diagnosis

ICD-10:

D68.2

Description:

Factor XII (Hageman Factor, named for the first patient identified) is involved in the contact phase of coagulation. An hereditary deficiency is uncommon and may go clinically undetected.

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