Women and Hemophilia B
Women and girls can—and do—have hemophilia B.
Aptevo Therapeutics worked with women who have hemophilia B to create a guide that focuses on how this condition affects women, girls, and their families. Download the guide today.
Facts about women who carry the gene for hemophilia B:
57% have heavy periods vs 9-14% of the general population6
Twice the risk of prolonged bleeding from small wounds vs non-carriers7
21% reported spontaneous bleeding after trauma (small wounds) vs 9% of non-carriers7
References: 6. All About Carriers: A Guide for Carriers of Hemophilia A and B. Canadian Hemophilia Society. May 2007. 7. Plug I, Mauser-Bunschoten EP, Bröcker-Vriends AHJT, et al. Bleeding in carriers of hemophilia. Blood. 2006;108(1):52-56.