DELAYED DIAGNOSIS OF HAEMOPHILIA IN A CHILD WITH BRUISING

Ashutosh Joshi, Francesca Omisakin, Colin Michie

Abstract


Bruising in small children can give diagnostic challenges (1-3). We present a case in whom the diagnosis of Haemophilia A was delayed by a year. Increased vigilance might have allowed this diagnosis to have been made earlier.


Keywords


Haemophila, bruising, non-accidental injury, child safeguarding, awareness

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