Definition and classification

  • What is hemophilia? A
  • What are the types of hemophilia? A


  • Q

Etiology and Pathophysiology

  • What is the cause of hemophilia? H100
  • What is the mode of inheritance? H101
  • What is the pedigree of hemophilia? a
  • Can a female be the sufferer in hemophilia? A
  • Which joints are commonly involved in hemophilic arthritis? A
  • What are the causes of hemarthrosis? a

Clinical manifestations

  • How the patient usually presents? A
  • What happens if the patient has bleeding into the psoas muscle?
  • What are the presentations of hemophilic arthritis? A


  • Q


  • What investigations are done in hemophilia? A, h103
  • What are the radiological signs in hemophilic arthritis? A
  • What are the causes of widening of intercondylar notch? A


  • What are your differential diagnoses? A
  • Why not this is ITP? A
  • Which history would you take? H102
  • Is antenatal diagnosis possible? A
  • A 9-year-old boy presents with swelling of right knee joint after a minor trauma. On examination, fluctuation test is positive but no sign of inflammation. On query patient’s father admitted excessive bleeding during circumcision in past. What is your diagnosis? H99 (Diagnosis is hemophilia.)


  • How will you manage hemophilia? A, h104
  • If factor VIII antibody develops, how can it be suspected and treated? A
  • How to treat hemophilic arthritis? a


  • What are the complications of hemophilia? a



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