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Factor V deficiency
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Resources state that fresh plasma or fresh frozen plasma infusions will correct the deficiency temporarily and may be administered daily during a bleeding episode or after surgery. Individuals with factor V deficiency should discuss treatment options with their primary health care provider and a hematologist.
Last updated: 3/3/2010
- Matsui W. Factor V deficiency. MedlinePlus Web site. May 3, 2006; http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000550.htm. Accessed 3/24/2008.
- The National Hemophilia Foundation Web site posts the guidelines for management of pregnancy and delivery of women with bleeding disorders and carriers of hemophilia A and B. Click on the link to view the guidelines.