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FC: HEMOPHILIA | by Cailey F. and Sophie R.

1: WHAT IS HEMOPHILIA? | ? | Prevents blood from clotting properly. Tendency to bleed excessively.

2: HOW IS IT INHERITED? | Hemophilia A and B are in X-linked recessive pattern. Heredity Disorder. Boys show symptoms Girls are carriers

3: SYMPTOMS | Internal bleeding lead to arthritis. Swollen mussles/joints, lenghty bleeding, and excessive bleeding. Symptoms can be fatal if not treated.

4: TESTING HEMOPHILIA | Blood tests to rule out blood disorders. Final tests determine activity level. Genetic testing uncover carriers.

5: CURING HEMOPHILIA | Injected with purified clotting factors. More treatment for patent's immune system attacks the injected clotting factors.

6: Determining Hemophilia | possible to determine yourself cuts bleed for long periods of time Blood wont clot

7: SOURCES | http://kidshealth.org/teen/diseases_conditions/blood/hemophilia.html http://www.mayoclinic.org/hemophilia/diagnosis.html http://www.yourgenesyourhealth.org/hemo/whatisit.htm http://www.webmd.com/a-to-z-guides/understanding-hemophilia-symptoms

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  • By: Hemophilia P.
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    • By: Sophie R.
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  • Title: Genetic Disorders
  • Period 2
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  • Started: about 5 years ago
  • Updated: about 5 years ago

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