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About Haemophilia

Haemophilia describes a group of Inherited Bleeding Disorders in which there is a missing or reduced clotting factor in the blood. Haemophilia can be Severe, Moderate or Mild. Haemophilia A is the most common and is due to a deficiency of Factor V111 (Factor 8) , Haemophilia B or Christmas Disease is caused by a deficiency in Factor 1X (Factor 9). Some signs of Haemophilia are large bruises, bleeding into muscles and Joints, spontaneous bleeding and bleeding for a long time after a cut or surgery.

World Federation of Haemophilia – What is Haemophilia?

National Service Specification Haemophilia