How can fractures be prevented in hemophilia A?

Updated: Jan 14, 2019
  • Author: Douglass A Drelich, MD; Chief Editor: Srikanth Nagalla, MBBS, MS, FACP  more...
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Increasing evidence associates hemophilia with low bone mineral density; consequently, careful assessment and management of fracture risk are recommended. Regular exercise, fall prevention strategies, and optimization of calcium and vitamin D intake are recommended, along with prophylactic factor replacement therapy in severe hemophilia. [22]

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