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Factor XII Deficiency

Definition

Factor XII is a deficiency in one of the proteins (Factor XII [12]) involved in clotting blood.

Deficiency of factor XII is considered a rare clotting disorder, and it involves no clinical bleeding.

Questions

Will this deficiency lead to any other complications?

Will you be prescribing any medication? What are the side-effects?

It is hereditary? If so, what signs and/or symptoms will occur in family members?

Does having blood drawn for lab work present any problems?