|Rare Clotting Factor Deficiencies
& Oral Surgery
Patients with Rare Clotting Factor Deficiencies
Clotting / Coagulation Factors are proteins in the blood that
If any of the clotting factors are deficient or defective, the
coagulation cascade is blocked. When this happens, the
blood clot does not form & bleeding continues longer than it
Rare clotting factor deficiencies are bleeding disorders in
where clotting factors other than those of Factors VIII & IX
(otherwise known as Hæmophilias) are deficient / defective.
These are Factors I, II, V, VII, X, XI, XII & XIII.
|Last Updated 3rd July 2012