Which physical findings are characteristic of 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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Physical manifestations related to bleeding may include the following:

  • Persistent bleeding from the stump of the umbilical cord in newborns [5]

  • Soft tissue and subcutaneous bleeding

  • Neurologic findings commensurate with CNS hemorrhage

  • Bleeding in the oral cavity

  • Hemarthroses or periarticular bleeding

  • Poor wound healing


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