The Influential Incidence and Prevalence of Angiohemophilia

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Khalid Satam Sultan
Asmaa Mohammed Khaleel
Salih Khudhair Abdullah

Abstract

Background: Angiohemophilia (VWD) is a common human inherited disease where the parent carrying the gene may or may not be symptomatic. VWD is an illness of the blood that does not coagulate correctly. Blood contains numerous proteins to stop the bleeding of the body. Von Willebrand factor VWF is one of these proteins.

Aim: Current study was planned to classify the prevalence of VWD between 2014 and 2019 in Nineveh province.

Materials and Methods: The study included 829 patients, 365 of which were carriers of one or more hemophilia factors deficiency. Special Staco kit was used for detecting VWF.

Results: Thirty out of 365 patients were diagnosed with VWD. The association between VWD and other associated variables is not significant. An acceptable value was found between age and blood type.

Conclusion: The origins of families that hold the disease mutant gene must be tracked, births taken and infection mitigation techniques used in these families established. Do not neglect the value of the sort of blood that affects the VWD directly.

Keywords:
VWD, angiohemophilia, von willebrand factor, hemophilia.

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Sultan, K. S., Khaleel, A. M., & Abdullah, S. K. (2021). The Influential Incidence and Prevalence of Angiohemophilia. Journal of Advances in Medical and Pharmaceutical Sciences, 23(2), 14-21. https://doi.org/10.9734/jamps/2021/v23i230219
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