Top 10 Most Common Genetic Disorders

8) Hemophilia

Hemophilia

Non-stop bleeding due to defect in clotting and coagulation of blood involving factor VIII, prothrombin, vitamin K and thrombin is the characterized by Hemophilia. Platelet functions to plug the lesion where bleeding occurs, if the lesion is not plugged on time, then continuous bleeding may lead to loss in blood volume. So a minor injury may be fatal due to non-stop bleeding as the hemophilic blood could not clot. This genetic disorder is common in wed locks between close relatives. It is asymptomatic unless a cut and continuous bleeding is experienced. Hemophilia type A is common; males are more prone whereas Hemophilia type B is not predominant.



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