Busting myths in haemophilia

There are many misconceptions about haemophilia. Click on the flashcards below to dispel some of the most common of these misconceptions.


1. University of California San Francisco. Hemophilia Signs and Symptoms. Available online: https://www.ucsfhealth.org/conditions/hemophilia/signs_and_symptoms.html. [Accessed February 2021].

2. Srivastava A, et al. WFH Guidelines for the Management of Hemophilia, 3rd edition. Haemophilia. 2020: 26 (Suppl 6): 1-158.

3. Kloosterman F, et al. Hemophilia management: Huge impact of a tiny difference. Research and Practice in Thrombosis and Haemostasis. 2020. 4(3):377-385.

4. The Haemophilia Society. Haemophilia. Available online: https://haemophilia.org.uk/bleeding-disorders/haemophilia/. [Accessed February 2021].

5. National Hemophilia Foundation. Hemophilia A. Available online: https://www.hemophilia.org/Bleeding-Disorders/Types-of-Bleeding-Disorders. [Accessed February 2021].

6. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Hemophilia Facts. Available online: http://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/hemophilia/facts.html. [Accessed February 2021].

7. Hemophilia of Georgia. Handbook. Available online: https://www.hog.org/handbook/. [Accessed February 2021].

8. Medline Plus. Bleeding disorders. Available online: https://medlineplus.gov/ency/article/001304.htm. [Accessed February 2021].

9. National Hemophilia Foundation. Bleeding Disorders History. Available online: https://www.hemophilia.org/bleeding-disorders-a-z/overview/history. [Accessed February 2021].

10. Stanford Healthcare. Types of Hemophilia. Available online: https://stanfordhealthcare.org/medical-conditions/cancer/hemophilia/hemophilia-types.html. [Accessed February 2021].


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