Hemophilia; Definition, Types, Symptoms, Treatment & Life Expectancy

What is hemophilia, types (hemophilia a, hemophilia b & acquired hemophilia), hemophilia symptoms, hemophilia treatment & life expectancy

Hemophilia in women


Women can have hemophilia, too, but it is not as common as in their male counterparts. Women have two X chromosomes, and hemophilia is a recessive disorder, which means that the disease should take both X chromosomes before they manifest any symptom. A woman with hemophilia is likely born from a mother and father with hemophilia or a father with hemophilia and a carrier mother.


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