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Factor X deficiency is a rare bleeding disorder. It is caused by having too little of a protein called factor X in the blood.1,2
- Factor X plays an important role in blood clotting (coagulation)1
- People with factor X deficiency have a higher risk of excess bleeding1
- Factor X deficiency is often caused by a defect in the factor X gene that is passed down from parents to their children2
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- National Hemophilia Foundation. Factor X. https://www.hemophilia.org/Bleeding-Disorders/Types-of-Bleeding-Disorders/Other-Factor-Deficiencies/Factor-X. Accessed January 6, 2015.
- MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia. Factor X deficiency. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000553.htm. Accessed January 6, 2015.