von Willebrand's disease


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Related to von Willebrand's disease: hemophilia, Von Willebrand factor, DDAVP
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a form of hemophilia discovered by Erik von Willebrand

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Heightened interaction between platelets and factor VIII/von Willebrand factor in a new subtype of von Willebrand's disease. New Eng J Med 1980; 302: 10471051.
A novel candidate mutation (Arg611->His) in type I 'platelet discordant' von Willebrand's disease with desmopressin-induced thrombocytopenia.
Brooks points out that Doberman pinschers have a comparatively high incidence of von Willebrand's disease, while hereditary anemias have often been identified in Springer Spaniels and Basenjis.
Contributors in hematology, obstetrics-gynecology, anesthesiology, and patient advocacy review gynecological and obstetric issues of women with hemophilia, von Willebrand's disease, and other inherited bleeding disorders.
Von Willebrand's disease (vWD) presents with a variety of clinical manifestations.
Researchers at the university are writing an information booklet for teenage girls with disorders such as von Willebrand's disease and want women between 18 and 25 to help.
von Willebrand's disease. Annual Review of Medicine, 48, 525-542.
Burk et al reported a negative history in two patients, one of whom was known to have von Willebrand's disease and one who had a documenter factor VIII deficiency.
Heavy bleeding could result in anemia, or indicate a clotting disorder like von Willebrand's disease
However, 5%-15% may be due to bleeding disorders, including factor deficiencies and von Willebrand's disease. Prothrombin tests are indicated--particularly if there is a family history of heavy bleeding or diagnosed coagulopathies--and possibly a screen for von Willebrand's disease as well.
Von Willebrand's disease is a hereditary blood disorder.