What are the signs and symptoms of joint bleeding in factor XIII (FXIII) deficiency?

Updated: Aug 01, 2019
  • Author: Robert A Schwartz, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: Perumal Thiagarajan, MD  more...
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May be precipitated by trauma

Reports exist of recurrent target joint bleeds, but destructive changes in the joints are uncommon [3]

Spontaneous joint and extensive muscle bleeding, characteristic of patients with severe hemophilia, are uncommon in patients with severe FXIII deficiency


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