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Haemophilia

Haemophilia: pathophysiology and management

Haemophilia is a rare inherited disorder of the body’s blood clotting mechanism. This X-linked recessive dis-order occurs in 1:10,000 live male births a year and there are no variations of incidence in different ethnic groups. In the developing world many people affected by this disorder do not have access to effective treatment, which results in serious disabilities and incapacity.

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