congenital afibrinogenemia

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Noun1.congenital afibrinogenemia - a rare congenital disorder of blood coagulation in which no fibrinogen is found in the blood plasma
afibrinogenemia - the absence of fibrinogen in the plasma leading to prolonged bleeding
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Splenic rupture is observed more commonly in congenital afibrinogenemia compared to the other congenital bleeding disorders.
Therefore, splenectomy should be performed, although bleeding is controlled with medical treatment in patients with congenital afibrinogenemia with splenic rupture, since the risk of recurrence is high (8, 9).
Succesful treatment of two brothers with congenital afibrinogenemia for splenic rupture using heat-and solvent detergent-treated fibrinogen concentrates.

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