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Afibrinogenemia

Definition of the noun afibrinogenemia

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noun - plural: -

  1. the absence of fibrinogen in the plasma leading to prolonged bleeding
    • lexical domain: States - nouns denoting stable states of affairs
    • more generic terms: blood disease / blood disorder = a disease or disorder of the blood
    • more specific term: congenital afibrinogenemia = a rare congenital disorder of blood coagulation in which no fibrinogen is found in the blood plasma

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Google previewShafer's Textbook of Oral Pathology (2014)

by Arya Rajendran, B Sivapathasundharam

Afibrinogenemia is an uncommon disease in which the patient has little or no fibrinogen present in...

Google previewBlood Transfusion Services in Sub Saharan Africa (2012)

Challenges and constraints by Dr. Erhabor Osaro

Afibrinogenemia is a rare bleeding disorder with an estimated prevalence of 1: 1,000,000. It is an autosomal recessive disease resulting from mutations in any of the 3 genes that encode the 3 polypeptide chains of fibrinogen and are located ...

Google previewFibrous Proteins: Structures and Mechanisms (2017)

by David A.D. Parry, John M. Squire

Afibrinogenemia is an autosomal recessive disorder characterized by the complete absence of detectable fibrinogen in the blood and hypofibrinogenemia is characterized by a reduced level of fibrinogen. Analysis of the three fibrinogen genes ...

Google previewBiochemistry (2014)

by U Satyanarayana

are examples of inherited disorder while afibrinogenemia is an acquired disease. Hemophilia A (classical hemophilia): This is a sex-linked disorder transmitted by females affecting males.

Google previewRecent Advances in Hematology-3 (2011)

by Manoranjan Mahapatra

Afibrinogenemia refers to the total absence of FI measured by an antigenic assay . 2. Hypofibrinogenemia is a decreased level of normal FI. 3. Dysfibrinogenemia is characterized by structural abnormality of the FI molecule resulting in altered ...

Google previewPractical Pediatric Hematology (2012)

by Anupam Sachdeva

Inheritance Afibrinogenemia is a rare congenital bleeding disorder that appears to be transmitted as an AR trait. Consanguinity is common. Dysfibrinogenemia is generally inherited as an AD trait with most cases representing the heterozygous ...

Google previewFibrinolytic and Antithrombotic Therapy (2000)

Theory, Practice, and Management by Richard C. Becker

Afibrinogenemia is a rare coagulation disorder inherited as an autosomal recessive trait. The abnormality should be suspected in individuals with a prolonged thrombin time in whom an unexplained prolongation of the PT and/or aP'l'l" is also ...

Google previewProtein Precursors—Advances in Research and Application: 2012 Edition (2012)

According to recent research from Geneva, Switzerland, “Congenital afibrinogenemia is a rare autosomal recessive coagulation disorder characterized essentially by bleeding symptoms, but miscarriages and, paradoxically, thromboembolic ...

Google previewSaunders Nursing Guide to Diagnostic and Laboratory Tests (2011)

by Louise M. Malarkey, Mary Ellen McMorrow

Decreased Values Afibrinogenemia means that there is no detectable fibrinogen in the blood. This condition is an inherited, autosomal dominant disorder caused by various genetic mutations. It will affect the neonate and is evidenced by ...

Google previewMolecular Pathology (2009)

The Molecular Basis of Human Disease by William B. Coleman, Gregory J. Tsongalis

Afibrinogenemia is a very rare disorder that occurs when any one of the three genes coding for the alpha, beta, or gamma chains that make up the fibrinogen molecule is mutated. If the mutation is sufficient to disrupt formation or secretion of ...

Google previewEssentials of Medical Physiology (2008)

by Khurana

□ Congenital afibrinogenemia is a rare condition ...

Google previewNelson Textbook of Pediatrics E-Book (2015)

by Robert M. Kliegman, Bonita M.D. Stanton, Joseph St. Geme, Nina F Schor

Paul Scott Congenital afibrinogenemia is a rare autosomal recessive disorder in which there is an absence of fibrinogen. Patients with this disorder do not bleed as frequently as patients with hemophilia and rarely have hemarthroses.

Google previewNelson Textbook of Pediatrics (2015)

by Robert M. Kliegman, Bonita Stanton, Joseph St. Geme, Nina Felice Schor, Richard E. Behrman

Paul Scott Congenital afibrinogenemia is a rare autosomal recessive disorder in which there is an absence of fibrinogen. Patients with this disorder do not bleed as frequently as patients with hemophilia and rarely have hemarthroses.

Google previewBlood (2003)

Principles and Practice of Hematology by Robert I. Handin, Samuel E. Lux, Thomas P. Stossel

Afibrinogenemia is an extremely rare bleeding disorder characterized by abnormal platelet aggregation due to a severe deficiency of plasma fibrinogen. Afibrinogenemia is characterized by epistaxis, prolonged bleeding time, and excessive ...

Google previewClinical Laboratory Medicine (2002)

by Kenneth D. McClatchey

AFIBRINOGENEMIA AND HYPOFIBRINOGENEMIA Afibrinogenemia is a rare disorder inherited in an autosomal-recessive pattern. There often is a variable history of clinical bleeding. In many cases, there is bleeding at the time of separation ...

Google previewWintrobe's Clinical Hematology (2013)

by John P. Greer, Daniel A. Arber, Bertil Glader, Alan F. List, Robert T. Means, Frixos Paraskevas, George M. Rodgers

Afibrinogenemia is a very uncommon condition. The first case was described in 1920 (reviewed in Ref. 226), and ∼300 cases have been reported since then ( see database at isth. org). Congenital hypofibrinogenemia was first reported in ...

Google previewEmerging Applications, Perspectives, and Discoveries in Cardiovascular Research (2017)

by Malhotra, Ashim, Soni, Shivani

Afibrinogenemia is a rare autosomal recessive defect (de Moerloose, 2013). Both VWD and 128 Platelet Function Disorders.

Google previewHenry's Clinical Diagnosis and Management by Laboratory Methods E-Book (2016)

by Richard A. McPherson, Matthew R. Pincus

Afibrinogenemia is a bleeding disorder of variable severity (Fried & Kaufman, 1980; Lak et al, 1999). Umbilical stump and mucosal bleeding are the most common symptoms, as is an increased incidence of macroglobulinemia (IgM) can be ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Molecular Mechanisms of Disease (2009)

With 213 Tables by Florian Lang

Heterozygosity for these mutations causes hypofibrinogenemia, while afibrinogenemia is due to a homozygous or combined heterozygous state of these mutations [3]. Diagnostic Principles Clinical Findings: The coagulation defect in ...

Google previewDictionary of Obstetrics and Gynecology (1988)

by Christoph Zink

afibrinogenemia: 1. congenital afibrinogenenmia: very rare, autosomal- recessively inherited coagulopathy due to absent or extremely diminished synthesis of fibrinogen in ...

Google previewElsevier's Dictionary of Herpetological and Related Terminology (2005)

by D.C. Wareham

AFIBRINOGENEMIA A disorder of the blood characterized by the absence of fibrinogen in the plasma resulting in incoagulability. AFROTROPICAL See ZOOGEOGRAPHICAL REGION. AGAMA Any lizard of the family AGAMIDAE. AGAMIC ...

Google previewConcise Pocket Medical Dictionary (2015)

by UN Panda

Affusion The pouring of water upon the body or any of its parts for therapeutic purposes Afibrinogenemia The absence of a detectable amount of fibrinogen in the blood, a relatively rare cause of hemorrhages. Aflatoxin A fungal toxin causing ...

Google previewMosby's Pocket Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions - E-Book (2013)

by Mosby

afibrinogenemia /afi'brin6'jené'mé-.;/ [Gk, a, not; L, fibra, fiber; Gk, genein, to produce, haima, blood], Congenital absence of fibrinogen from the plasma associated with moderate to severe bleeding. Also spelled afibrinogenaemia. aflatoxins ...

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions - Australian & New Zealand Edition (2014)

by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis

Also spelt afibrinogenemia. aflatoxins/afމlƗtokމsins/[L, Aaspergillus flavus; Gk, toxicon, poison], a group of carcinogenic and toxic factors produced by at least three species of Aspergillus. The mycotoxins can cause liver necrosis and liver ...

Google previewEncyclopaedic Dictionary of Biology (2003)

by S. Choudhary

afibrinogenemia (adj : af ibrinogene- mic) : A rare blood disease where the blood has difficulty clotting due to the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Genetics, Genomics, Proteomics, and Informatics (2008)

by George P. Rédei

▷coumarin-like drug resistance, ▷MAR, ▷parahemophilia, ▷ afibrinogenemia, ▷dysfibrinogenemia, ▷fibrin-stabilizing factors,▷von Willebrand's disease, ▷Glanzmann's disease, ▷thrombopathic purpura, ▷ thrombopathia, ▷hemostasis ...

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions (2016)

by Mosby

See also afibrinogenemia, blood clotting, fibrinolysis, thrombin. fibrinogenic. See fibrinogenous. fibrinogenopenia /fī′ brinōjen′ōpē′′nē·ə/ [L, fibra + Gk, genein, to produce, penia, poverty], a deficiency of ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Genetics (2006)

by Robert C. King, William D. Stansfield, Pamela Khipple Mulligan

afibrinogenemia an inherited disorder of the human blood-clotting system characterized by the inability to synthesize fibrinogen; inherited as an au- tosomal recessive.

Google previewMosby's Dental Dictionary (2013)

by Elsevier, Mosby

and deficiency of fibrin formation ( afibrinogenemia, fibrinogenopenia). disorder, conversion, n conversion disorder is ...

Google previewConcise Dictionary of Biomedicine and Molecular Biology (2001)

by Pei-Show Juo

Afibrinogenemia A genetic disorder characterized by the absence of plasma fibrinogen in the blood. AFID Abbreviation for alkali flame ionization detector.

Google previewMosby's Medical Dictionary (2016)

by Mosby

See also afibrinogenemia, blood clotting, fibrinolysis, thrombin. fibrinogenic. See fibrinogenous. fibrinogenopenia /fī′ brinōjen′ōpē′′nē·ə/ [L, fibra + Gk, genein, to produce, penia, poverty], a deficiency of ...

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