Medical Definition of Factor xii deficiency

1. A deficiency of a specific blood clotting factor (XII) that may be genetic or acquired. Administration of heparin or severe liver disease may result in factor XII (Hageman factor) deficiency. There are usually no symptoms associated with this deficiency, but there may be symptoms of mild blood loss in some cases. Treatment is generally unnecessary. Individuals should be cautioned against the use of medications (for example aspirin, warfarin, heparin) with anticoagulant activity, due to risk of exaggerated effects. (27 Sep 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Factor Xii Deficiency

factor viia
factor viiia
factor x
factor x deficiency
factor xa
factor xi
factor xi deficiency
factor xia
factor xii
factor xii deficiency (current term)
factor xiia
factor xiii
factor xiii deficiency
factorial experiment
factorial experiments
factorial prime

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