Hemophilia is a rare bleeding disorder in which the blood doesn't clot normally. It mainly affects males and is rare in females. Hemophilia is sometimes called “the royal disease.” Several royal families of England, Germany, Russia, and Spain in the 19th and 20th centuries had members afflicted with hemophilia. Read more: What Are the 3 Types of Hemophilia? Article
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Hemophilia is defined as one of a group of inherited bleeding disorders. Hemophilia A and hemophilia B are inherited in an X-linked recessive genetic pattern. Symptoms of hemophilia include bleeding into the: joints, muscles, GI or urinary tract, or brain or skull. Hemophilia treatment generally involves the replacement of blood clotting factors.
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