The symptoms of hereditary factor X deficiency can range from mild to severe.
Symptoms of mild factor X deficiency may include1:
- Umbilical bleeding
- Easy bruising
- Mouth bleeds
- Bleeding longer than normal after injury or surgery
Symptoms of severe factor X deficiency may include1:
- Joint bleeds and bruising
- Spontaneous bleeding in the head, spinal cord, or gastrointestinal tract (for example: stomach or intestines)
Women with factor X deficiency may experience1:
- Heavy or prolonged bleeding during menstruation (periods)
- Complications during pregnancy or childbirth
A study of people with hereditary factor X deficiency reported many different types of bleeds2
*Among women of reproductive age.
References: 1. Brown DL, Kouides PA. Diagnosis and treatment of inherited factor X deficiency. Haemophilia. 2008;14(6):1176-82. 2. Herrmann FH, Auerswald G, Ruiz-Saez A, et al. Factor X deficiency: clinical manifestations of 102 subjects from Europe and Latin America with mutations in the factor 10 gene. Haemophilia. 2006;12:479-489.