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afibrinogenemia

Definitions

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  • noun medicine A blood disorder in which the blood does not clot normally due to a lack of, or a malfunction involving, fibrinogen.

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  • noun the absence of fibrinogen in the plasma leading to prolonged bleeding

Etymologies

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a- + fibrinogen + -emia

Examples

  • Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted marketing approval for RiaSTAP (TM), the first and only treatment of acute bleeding episodes in patients with congenital fibrinogen deficiency, including afibrinogenemia and hypofibrinogenemia.

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  • RiaSTAP is a purified fibrinogen concentrate indicated for the treatment of acute bleeding episodes in patients with congenital fibrinogen deficiency, including afibrinogenemia and hypofibrinogenemia.

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  • Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted marketing approval for RiaSTAP, the first and only treatment of acute bleeding episodes in patients with congenital fibrinogen deficiency, including afibrinogenemia and hypofibrinogenemia.

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  • Homer VM, George PM, Brennan SO (2009) A deep intronic mutation in FGB creates a consensus exonic splicing enhancer motif that results in afibrinogenemia caused by aberrant mRNA splicing, which can be corrected in vitro with antisense oligonucleotide treatment.

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