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Rare Late Presentation of Severe Congenital Hemophilia A in an Adult Ugandan Soldier Following Elective Circumcision
  • Barnabas Atwiine,
  • Gladstone Airewele
Barnabas Atwiine
Mbarara University of Science and Technology
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Gladstone Airewele
Texas Children's Cancer Center and Hematology Centers
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Abstract

Severe hemophilia symptoms usually start in infancy. Affected individuals require coagulation factor routinely to live a normal life. A 25-year old active-duty soldier was diagnosed with severe congenital hemophilia A after presenting with initial episode of prolonged bleeding. His case demonstrates a rare late presentation of hemophilia.