Severe recurrent achalasia cardia responding to treatment of severe autoimmune acquired haemophilia

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Al-Jafar, H.; Laffan, M.; Al-Sabah, S.; Elmorsi, M.; Habeeb, M.; Alnajar, F.;
  • Publisher: Karger
  • Journal: Case Reports in Gastroenterology, volume 6, issue 3, pages 618-623 (issn: 1662-0631, eissn: 1662-0631)
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC3492964, doi: 10.1159/000343435
  • Subject: Recurrent achalasia cardia | Diseases of the digestive system. Gastroenterology | September, 2012 | Autoimmune acquired haemophilia | RC799-869 | Cross-reacting autoantibodies
    mesheuropmc: digestive system | hemic and lymphatic diseases | otorhinolaryngologic diseases | digestive system diseases

Acquired haemophilia A and severe acquired achalasia are both very rare conditions with unknown aetiology. Haemophilia A is a haemorrhagic disease induced by deficiency or malfunction of coagulation factor VIII. Congenital haemophilia is an inherited disease transmitted... View more
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