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Factor V deficiency

Synonym(s)

  • accelerator globulin deficiency
  • AC globulin deficiency
  • deficiency, labile
  • hereditary factor V deficiency disease
  • hereditary hypoproaccelerinemia
  • labile factor deficiency
  • Owren disease
  • parahemophilia
  • proaccelerin deficiency

Definition(s)

A deficiency of blood coagulation factor V (known as proaccelerin or accelerator globulin or labile factor) leading to a rare hemorrhagic tendency known as Owren's disease or parahemophilia. It varies greatly in severity. Factor V deficiency is an autosomal recessive trait. (Dorland, 27th ed)

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See also Understanding Medical Terminology.

 
Published: July 21, 2014