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Hemophilia. By: Katey Caven & Johnny Breckinridge. Inheritance. Hemophilia is a sex-linked trait 50% chance of sending it to offspring if parents have Hemophilia It is a sex-linked trait Carried by the mother on the X chromosome DID YOU KNOW! Hemophilia is a recessive allele.

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Hemophilia

Hemophilia

By: Katey Caven

&

Johnny Breckinridge


Inheritance
Inheritance

  • Hemophilia is a sex-linked trait

  • 50% chance of sending it to offspring if parents have Hemophilia

  • It is a sex-linked trait

  • Carried by the mother on the X chromosome

    DID YOU KNOW!

    Hemophilia is a recessive allele


Genotypes
Genotypes

  • The female has the genotype XHXh

  • The male has the genotype XHY0

Hemophilia Punnet Square



Statistics population
Statistics & Population

  • 90% die between 2 and 5 years old

  • 1/1000 die each year

  • 20,000 affected in United States

  • 400 babies affected yearly

  • 18,000 provided hospitals for Hemophilia


Diagnosis
Diagnosis

Hemophilia is Diagnosed through….

  • Physical Examinations

  • Medical History

  • Blood Test, Clotting factor levels

  • Blood Counts

  • DNA Testing

  • Assessment of Bleeding times

  • Placenta sample if pregnant


Symptoms
Symptoms

  • Bruising

  • Bleeding of muscle and joints

  • Pain and Swelling

  • Bleeding in head, throat and neck

  • Uncontrolled bloody noses

  • Gastrointestinal bleeding

  • Urinary bleeding

  • Bleeding after dental work, circumcision and surgery


Treatments
Treatments

  • Replacement Therapy

  • Medications

  • Pain Relievers (NOT Aspirin or NSAIDS cause blood clotting)

  • Drug Desmopressin only with Mild


Everyday life
Everyday Life

  • Hockey, Football, Wrestling are dangerous

  • Soccer, Basketball, Baseball have risks but can be played

  • Swimming and Exercise is needed

  • Hemophilic have higher risks of getting STDs

    LIFE EXPECTANCY:

    68 years if affected with STDs


Web links organizations
Web Links & Organizations

Web links Organizations

Medlineplus.com N.California Hemophilia Foundation

Healthfiderkids.com Famohio Foundation

4girlshealth.com Florida Chapter of Hemo. Foundation

Kidshealth.com Hemophilia of Georgia,INC

FDAKids.com NFH

Goaskalice.com




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