haemophilia B

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Related to haemophilia B: haemophilia A, Hæmophilia A, Haemophilia C
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Noun1.haemophilia B - a clotting disorder similar to hemophilia A but caused by a congenital deficiency of factor IX
bleeder's disease, haemophilia, hemophilia - congenital tendency to uncontrolled bleeding; usually affects males and is transmitted from mother to son
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Haemophilia B occurs in about one in 25,000 male births annually and more rarely in females.
Haemophilia B is a deficiency in clotting factor 9 and is a gender-linked recessive disorder that is more common in males than females.
Haemophilia B is a deficiency in clotting factor 9." According to her, the disease is categorised as haemophilia A and B and can be classified as mild, moderate, or severe.
Haemophilia A (factor VIII deficiency) and haemophilia B (factor IX deficiency) are the most common and serious congenital coagulation factor deficiencies.
Lloyd, "A protocol for the dental management of von Willebrand's disease, haemophilia A and haemophilia B," Australian Dental Journal, vol.
Inhibitor development in haemophilia B: an orphan disease in need of attention.
Swedish Orphan Biovitrum AB has received orphan drug designation in Switzerland for its extended half-life haemophilia drug candidate Alprolix (rFIXFc) developed for the treatment of haemophilia B. An orphan drug designation is to encourage the development of medicines for rare diseases and provides orphan status to drugs and biologic sunder development.
(4) Haemophilia B, or Christmas disease, affects Factor IX (FIX) and is much rarer, with only 1,100 sufferers in the UK.
Intracranial haemorrhage as initial presentation of severe haemophilia B: Case report and review of Mayo Clinic Comprehensive Hemophilia Center experience.
Background: Haemophilia B is X-linked recessive inherited disorder of factor IX deficiency.
NORDIC BUSINESS REPORT-25 January 2010-Swedish Orphan Biovitrum says first patient dosed in haemophilia B study(C)1994-2010 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.m2.com