What causes a decrease in factor VIII?

Updated: Aug 04, 2021
  • Author: Bishnu Prasad Devkota, MD, MHI, FRCS(Edin), FRCS(Glasg), FACP, FAMIA; Chief Editor: Eric B Staros, MD  more...
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Answer

Factor VIII is decreased in the following:

  • Hemophilia A

  • Disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC)

  • Acquired factor VIII inhibitor

  • In some female carriers of hemophilia gene (mild) [2]


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