Acquired hemophilia A is a rare but often life-threatening hemorrhagic disorder characterized by an autoantibody directed against coagulation factor VIII. Fifty per cent of cases are idiopathic whereas the remaining 50% are associated with pregnancy, autoimmune conditions, malignancies and drugs. In this review the actual knowledge on diagnostic and therapeutic aspects of this disease will be summarized.

Acquired hemophilia A.

LIPPI, Giuseppe
2011

Abstract

Acquired hemophilia A is a rare but often life-threatening hemorrhagic disorder characterized by an autoantibody directed against coagulation factor VIII. Fifty per cent of cases are idiopathic whereas the remaining 50% are associated with pregnancy, autoimmune conditions, malignancies and drugs. In this review the actual knowledge on diagnostic and therapeutic aspects of this disease will be summarized.
Acquired hemophilia; autoantibody; factor VIII.
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