Intra-articular Corticosteroid Therapy
The hemophilias are inherited, lifelong, sex-linked bleeding disorders occurring predominantly in males . People with hemophilia do not bleed faster than normal, but they can bleed for a longer time. Their blood does not have enough clotting factor, which is protein in blood that controls bleeding . The incidence of hemophilia is rare. About 1 in 10,000 people are born with it. The most common type of hemophilia is factor VIII deficiency, also called hemophilia A or classic hemophilia. The second most common type is factor IX deficiency, also called hemophilia B or Christmas disease (named for Stephen Christmas, the first person diagnosed with factor IX deficiency). Hemophilia A is approximately five times more common than hemophilia B. Both types of hemophilia share the same symptoms and inheritance pattern — only blood tests can differentiate between the two . It is very important to know which factor is defective so that the correct treatment can be given.
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