Hemophilia is a sex-linked genetic disorder characterized by the deficiency or absence of one of the clotting proteins in plasma. The disorder can occur in all racial and ethnic groups. Currently, there isn’t a cure for hemophilia, so our goals are to prevent bleeding, recognize bleeding episodes, and provide prompt treatment and intervention to prevent complications.
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