Article Abstract

Isolated factor V deficiency in a patient with elevated PT and aPTT during routine pre-operative laboratory screening

Authors: Keyur Thakar, Kaushal Parikh, Yamei Chen, Delong Liu


Isolated factor V (FV) deficiency is a rare disorder with approximately 150 cases reported in the literature since 1943. Bleeding symptoms from FV deficiency vary widely. FV deficiency usually manifests early in the life. We present a 59-year-old case with FV deficiency discovered during pre-operative laboratory screen.