Acquired inhibitor to factor VIII: Report of two unusual cases

A. V. Pathare, S. Ghamande, S. Fernandes, S. Bhatia, F. Jijina, S. Shetty, K. Ghosh, D. Mohanty

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Abstract

The present report describes two unusual cases of bleeding due to development of inhibitor against factor VIII. One of the patients was known to have severe haemophilia B (factor IX <1%) and the other, a healthy male of 46 years, spontaneously started to bleed and was found to have developed inhibitors to factor VIII:C along with other autoantibodies. Development of inhibitors to coagulation factors is a serious clinical problem in developed countries and is more so in developing countries where treatment options are often limited.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)212-214
Number of pages3
JournalHaemophilia
Volume3
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1997

Keywords

  • Acquired haemophilia
  • Autoantibodies
  • Factor VIII inhibitors

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Hematology

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    Pathare, A. V., Ghamande, S., Fernandes, S., Bhatia, S., Jijina, F., Shetty, S., Ghosh, K., & Mohanty, D. (1997). Acquired inhibitor to factor VIII: Report of two unusual cases. Haemophilia, 3(3), 212-214.