Get your health question answered instantly from our pool of 18000+ doctors from over 80 specialties
189 Doctors Online

By proceeding, I accept the Terms and Conditions

Dr. Andrew Rynne
MD
Dr. Andrew Rynne

Family Physician

Exp 50 years

HCM Blog Instant Access to Doctors
HCM BlogQuestions Answered
HCM Blog Satisfaction

Is it plausible to assume that, please suggest

If a 20 year old female has an abnormal PTT test result, a normal PT test result, a factor VIII deficiency, and an X-linked recessive F8- is hemophilia A a reasonable diagnosis.
Sat, 16 Jul 2011
Report Abuse
Orthopaedic Surgeon 's  Response
Welcome to Healthcare Magic
See here, Factor VIII deficiency cannot be caused only by genetic disorder. Even acquired forms of isolated Factor VIII deficiency is seen. Conditions which produce antibodies against Factor VIII like Hyperglobulinemic IgE syndromes, autoimmune disorders.
I find this answer helpful
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]
Share on
 

Recent questions on Prothrombin time


Is it plausible to assume that, please suggest

Welcome to Healthcare Magic See here, Factor VIII deficiency cannot be caused only by genetic disorder. Even acquired forms of isolated Factor VIII deficiency is seen. Conditions which produce antibodies against Factor VIII like Hyperglobulinemic IgE syndromes, autoimmune disorders.