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Owren disease

Pronunciation: o-ren

Definition: a congenital deficiency of factor V, resulting in prolongation of prothrombin time; bleeding and clotting times are consistently prolonged; autosomal recessive inheritance caused by mutation in the F5 gene on chromosome 1q.

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