LAFFAN, MA and CHITOLIE, A and OWENS, D and GLEN, J and LEE, CA (1993) ACQUIRED ANTI FACTOR-VIII INHIBITORS FOLLOWING PREGNANCY - A REPORT OF 2 CASES RESPONDING TO TREATMENT. CLIN LAB HAEMATOL , 15 (3) 195 - 202.
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Anti Factor VIII antibodies, usually detected in the post-partum period, are a recognized complication of pregnancy. They are associated with a high morbidity and mortality and should therefore be treated actively whenever possible. We report two cases of acquired haemophilia arising in the puerperium and responding to treatment with prednisolone. We recommend this approach which is simple, cheap and effective.
|Title:||ACQUIRED ANTI FACTOR-VIII INHIBITORS FOLLOWING PREGNANCY - A REPORT OF 2 CASES RESPONDING TO TREATMENT|
|Keywords:||HEMOPHILIA-ACQUIRED FACTOR-VIII-INHIBITORS, PREGNANCY-COMPLICATIONS|
|UCL classification:||UCL > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Medical Sciences > Wolfson Institute and Cancer Institute Administration > Cancer Institute > Research Department of Haematology|
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