What is the morbidity and mortality associated with pediatric factor XIII (FXIII) deficiency?

Updated: Mar 15, 2019
  • Author: Helge Dirk Hartung, MD; Chief Editor: Cameron K Tebbi, MD  more...
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The mortality and morbidity are primarily related to bleeding; intracranial hemorrhage can be life threatening. The spontaneous abortion rate in women with severe factor XIII deficiency approaches 80%.


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