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Professor, Consultant Pathologist, American Board Certified Pathologist, Fellow College of American Pathologists. Areas of interest Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology, Cytology, Cancer, Ethics, Islam, Humanity

Case Report: Factor-V Deficiency: A Case Report

Asfa Zawar, Shahzad Ali Jiskani, Majid Hasan and Lubna Naseem
Department of Pathology, Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences, Islamabad

Abstract: Coagulation factors are required for the blood to clot along with the platelets in case of injury to the vessel endothelium. Factor V is one of the coagulation factors which is found both in the plasma and the platelet granules. It has both anticoagulant and pro coagulant activities.
Deficiency of factor V either congenital or acquired leads to a bleeding tendency in the patient. We here report a patient who was a diagnosed case of factor V deficiency and presented with intra-peritoneal bleed