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54 YO male, with liver cirrhosis, starts to develop bleeding tendency; PT & PTT both are prolonged, BT within normal. Which of the following factor expected to be within normal in this patient?
1. 1. Factor 2.
2. 2. Factor 10.
3. 3. Factor 8.
4. 4. Fibrinogen.
5. 5. None of the above.
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factor 8 made in endothelial lining of blood vessels
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factor 8, as rest of the clotting factors r produced by liver.
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The correct answer is 3. As we know factor 8 is made in the endothelial cells.
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its factor 8......
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