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Hemophilia and Inherited Bleeding Disorders

Hemophilia

01/25/2006

Question:

what are other names for hemophilia

Answer:

There are two forms of hemophilia.  Hemophilia A is also called "Classic Hemophilia" or "Factor VIII Deficiency".  Hemophilia B is the same as "Christmas Disease" and "Factor IX Deficiency".

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Response by:

Madeline Heffner, BSN, RN
Nurse Coord.
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati