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Factor VII Deficiency

Factor VII Deficiency Causes

The disorder happens when an individual lacks Factor VII, which is a very significant protein responsible for clotting. When one bleeds, the human body initiates a sequence of activities aiding in blood clot, called coagulation cascade. If there is a deficiency in Factor VII the final result if this coagulation cascade become blood clot.

Factor VII Deficiency Definition

Factor VII deficiency is an uncommon disorder that's hereditary in which there is a lack of sufficient plasma protein Factor VII. The deficiency leads to coagulation or abnormal clotting of the blood. Clinical bleeding may vary widely and doesn't always associate with Factor VII coagulant activity level. FVII is among the Vitamin K group that's synthesized inside the liver.

Factor VII Deficiency Diagnosis

Diagnosis is based on medical history, physical examination, laboratory exams, and imaging tests.

Factor VII Deficiency Symptoms and Signs

The disorder is often asymptomatic, which means that no symptoms can be seen, but an individual may have the disorder. Other indications of Factor VII deficiency includes nosebleed, easy bruising, brain hemorrhage, joint bleeding, extreme bleeding after tooth extraction, brain hemarthroses, hemorrhage after an injury, and extreme menstrual bleeding.

Factor VII Deficiency Treatment

Treatment may include medical care and surgical care, as well as choosing activities. Medications can include Bebulin VH, Factor IX Complex, and Profilnine SD.

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