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HEMOPHILIA:A GENETIC DISORDER

Chinmaya Keshari Sahoo, K.Satyanarayana, D.VenkataRamana

ABSTRACT: Hemophilia is an inherited bleeding disorder where one of the blood clotting proteins is absent or present in a reduced amount. People with Hemophilia, do not bleed faster than anyone else; but will bleed continuously at the normal rate until they are treated. As this is a genetic disorder no complete cure is possible as of now. The available treatment for Hemophilia is by replacing the missing clotting factor in the blood through an intravenous infusion of clotting factor concentrate. Several new technologies are also being implemented to advance Hemophilia, treatment. The present review provides an overview of hemophilia.

KEYWORDS: Hemophilia, mutations, bleeding.

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