What causes factor XI deficiency?

Updated: Feb 07, 2020
  • Author: Bishnu Prasad Devkota, MD, MHI, FRCS(Edin), FRCS(Glasg), FACP; Chief Editor: Eric B Staros, MD  more...
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Deficiency of factor XI is a congenital condition that is inherited in an autosomal-recessive fashion. Marked decreases in factor XI are indicative of a mild bleeding diathesis.


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