A database of blood group correlations to common diseases
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|Description:||Blood group O and to a lesser extent blood group B have a greater risk of cerebral aneurysm. This risk appears to be related to lack of sufficient blood clotting factors. In a study of 150 patients with arteriovenous aneurysm, there was a significant absence of aneurysm sufferers who were blood group A, versus an excess of groups O and B. This association was highly significant for men, but was even more significant for women. (1)|
In another study, the 482 strokes which were the result of cranial bleeding there was a significantly higher occurrence of patients who were blood groups O and B over those who were blood groups A and AB. (2)
An older (1967) showed a higher rate of groups B and O amongn 150 Swedish patients who had suffered cerebral aneurysms (bleeding into the cranial cavity). This again points to the lower clotting abilities of groups O and B blood over A and AB. (3)
|References:||1. Ionescu DA, Ghitescu M, Marcu I, Xenakis A. Erythrocyte rheology in acute cerebral thrombosis. Effects of ABO blood groups. Blut 1979 Nov;39(5):351-7 |
2. Ionescu DA, Marcu I, Bicescu E. Cerebral thrombosis, cerebral haemorrhage, and ABO blood-groups. Lancet 1976 Feb 7;1(7954):278-80
3. Strong, R.R. Age, sex and ABO blood group distribution of 150 patients with cerebral arteriovenous aneuryms. J Med Genet 1967 (4); 29-30
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