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Clopidogrel may be associated with acquired haemophilia A

BMJ 2004; 329 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.329.7461.0-d (Published 05 August 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;329:0-d

Two women who developed excessive bruising and soft tissue bleeding two to three months after starting clopidogrel were found to have haemophilia (p 323). To induce a remission both were treated with steroids and one needed azathioprine also.



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