Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Factor 5 Deficiency Evaluation

The evaluation of factor 5 deficiency starts with a history and physical exam.

Physical findings in someone with factor 5 deficiency may include:

Tests are usually necessary to make the diagnosis of factor 5 deficiency.

Tests that may be used to evaluate factor 5 deficiency include:

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Last Updated: Dec 10, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Factor 5 Deficiency References
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  4. Sirachainan N, Zhang B, Chuansumrit A, Pipe S, Sasanakul W, Ginsburg D. Combined factor V and factor VIII deficiency in a Thai patient: a case report of genotype and phenotype characteristics. Haemophilia. 2005 May;11(3):280-4. [15876275]
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