TITLE

Christmas disease

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p412
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "Christmas disease" is presented, which means a form of hemophilia in males resulting from Factor IX deficiency. Christmas was the family name of the first patient with the disease who was studied. It is transmitted as an X-linked trait.
ACCESSION #
21223051

 

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