How are bleeding episodes predicted in hemophilia C (deficiency of factor XI)?

Updated: Dec 18, 2020
  • Author: Vineeta Gupta, MD, DNB, MAMS, FRCPCH, FUICC; Chief Editor: Hassan M Yaish, MD  more...
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Answer

The unpredictable nature of bleeding is a concern, especially in patients with partial deficiency. Bleeding episodes cannot be predicted on the basis of factor XI levels alone.


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