Hemophilia A & B


Pathophysiology

Diagnosis

Crises

Treatment

Preventive Care

  1. Avoid aspirin & other NSAID's
  2. Avoid contact & impact sports
  3. Educate on recognizing early hemarthrosis & soft tissue injuries, requiring prompt Factor administration
  4. Orthopedic & PT referral to prevent contracture and DJD
  5. Vaccinate for Hep B
  6. Verify HIV status (uncommon if < 20yo)

Disposition

  1. Admit:
  2. Discharge minor bleeds (must immobilize hemarthrosis)