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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]; Associate Editor(s)-in-Chief: Sabawoon Mirwais, M.B.B.S, M.D.[2]Simrat Sarai, M.D. [3]Fahd Yunus, M.D. [4]Vahid Eidkhani, M.D.


The most potent risk factor in the development of hemophilia is the family history of hemophilia. Other risk factors include male sex and malignancies.

Risk Factors

Common Risk Factors[1][2][3][4]

Risk Factors for Acquired Hemophilia[5][6][7][8]


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  2. Ingram, G I (1976). "The history of haemophilia". Journal of Clinical Pathology. 29 (6): 469–479. doi:10.1136/jcp.29.6.469. ISSN 0021-9746.
  3. How Hemophilia is Inherited | Hemophilia | NCBDDD | CDC. Available at http://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/hemophilia/inheritance-pattern.html. Accessed on Sept 20, 2016
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  5. Napolitano M, Siragusa S, Mancuso S, Kessler CM (January 2018). "Acquired haemophilia in cancer: A systematic and critical literature review". Haemophilia. 24 (1): 43–56. doi:10.1111/hae.13355. PMID 28960809.
  6. Knoebl P, Marco P, Baudo F, Collins P, Huth-Kühne A, Nemes L; et al. (2012). "Demographic and clinical data in acquired hemophilia A: results from the European Acquired Haemophilia Registry (EACH2)". J Thromb Haemost. 10 (4): 622–31. doi:10.1111/j.1538-7836.2012.04654.x. PMID 22321904.
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  8. Collins P, Baudo F, Huth-Kühne A, Ingerslev J, Kessler CM, Castellano ME et al. (2010) Consensus recommendations for the diagnosis and treatment of acquired hemophilia A. BMC Res Notes 3 ():161. DOI:10.1186/1756-0500-3-161 PMID: 20529258

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