Diagnosis of hemophilia in newborn circumcision: A case presentation

James L. Liu, Jason E. Michaud, Wesley W. Ludwig, John Phillip Gearhart

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Abstract

Circumcision is often the earliest surgery performed in a young male's life. Though complications in this procedure are rare, prolong postoperative bleeding may be the first sign of undiagnosed hemophilia. Hemophilia is a rare X-linked bleeding disorder and if not treated prophylactically or promptly during surgical intervention can be fatal. In this case presentation we describe the diagnosis of hemophilia in a child presenting with postoperative bleeding from circumcision. We review the literature regarding the history of this disease with early surgery and highlight the current treatments.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)101-102
Number of pages2
JournalUrology Case Reports
Volume23
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 1 2019

Keywords

  • Circumcision
  • Fibrin glue
  • Hemophilia

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Urology

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