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Haemophilia A in the highlands: the investigation and management of two families in Tari.

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A 12-year-old boy from Tari in the Southern Highlands of Papua New Guinea presented with prolonged bleeding from a minor injury to the lip. He had a history of profuse bleeding and joint swelling following minor trauma. He has two younger brothers with a similar history. It was demonstrated that they had a coagulation profile compatible with factor VIII deficiency and a family tree suggestive of haemophilia A. A further case was investigated some months later. Despite the neighbouring places ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Tropical Medicine
Journal:
Papua and New Guinea medical journal
Volume:
36
Issue:
1
Pages:
22-28
Publication date:
1993-03-05
ISSN:
0031-1480
URN:
uuid:a312ae37-eb12-4d4e-b92b-b0eac1ddd9bf
Source identifiers:
68173
Local pid:
pubs:68173
Language:
English
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