Acquired factor VIII deficiency in an elderly woman on tamoxifen.

Journal of the American Geriatrics Society

PubMedID: 3950302

Barlas AH. Acquired factor VIII deficiency in an elderly woman on tamoxifen. J Am Geriatr Soc. 1986;34(4):318-20.
A case is presented and acquired factor VIII deficiency is discussed. The studied patient was elderly and had cancer of left breast, cancer of the head of the pancreas, history of blood transfusions, and was on tamoxifencitrate therapy for breast cancer. Any one of the above factors could have been responsible for production of factor VIII deficiency.