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
Patients with hereditary factor X deficiency may experience many different types of bleeds, including potentially life-threatening intracranial bleeds2
- In an analysis of 102 subjects with hereditary factor X deficiency, 42 presented with clinical bleeding symptoms
Types of Bleeds in Subjects with Hereditary Factor X Deficiency2
*Women of reproductive age (n=17).
References: 1. Brown DL, Kouides PA. Haemophilia. 2008;14(6):1176-1182. 2. Herrmann FH, Auerswald G, Ruiz-Saez A, et al. Haemophilia. 2006;12:479-489.