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Aquired Hemophilia 3

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Acquired Hemophilia


Although very rare, Hemophilia can be acquired. This does not mean that you can catch it from another hemophiliac like the common cold or AIDS. Instead, a person can develop antibodies that attack clotting factor(s) in the blood, leading to difficulty in clotting.[1]

Red blood cells [2] 

By: Tina Le and Callie Meece

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  1. "Hemophilia." National Heart Lung and Blood Institute (2009): n. pag. Web. 26 Oct 2009.
  2. Roodman, G. David. "Blood." World Book Student. World Book, 2009. Web. 2 Nov. 2009.

Comments (2)

Matthew Riggen said

at 10:10 am on Nov 4, 2009

I didn't know that you could catch hemophilia. That's rather interesting.

Tina Le said

at 10:43 am on Nov 4, 2009

you CANNOT "catch" hemophilia.

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