Hereditary swellings caused by defective blood protein

20 julio 2015

Hereditary angioedema type III is a rare, hereditary, and serious disorder, characterized by painful swellings in the skin and other organs. An international team of scientists has published a study in which they show that the disease is caused by a defective blood protein, the so-called coagulation factor XII. The results from this study may contribute to future treatment strategies for patients with the disease.img src=»» height=»1″ width=»1″ alt=»»/