What are the signs and symptoms of factor X deficiency?

Updated: Mar 23, 2018
  • Author: Robert A Schwartz, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: Perumal Thiagarajan, MD  more...
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Patients with factor X deficiency may report a family history of a bleeding disorder. Possible symptoms include the following:

  • Severe umbilical cord stump bleeding

  • Prolonged bleeding following circumcision

  • Recurring nose bleeds

  • Easy bruising

  • Hematuria

  • Menorrhagia at menarche (single case report) [44]

  • Spontaneous abortion in the first trimester

  • Excessive bleeding during or following surgery or trauma

  • Pseudotumors

  • Intracranial bleeding

  • Hemarthroses (in severe deficiency)

  • Bleeding in soft tissues, muscles, and gut


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