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Mesh term von Willebrand Diseases

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Blood Coagulation Disorders, Inherited
Blood Platelet Disorders
Coagulation Protein Disorders
Hemorrhagic Disorders


Group of hemorrhagic disorders in which the VON WILLEBRAND FACTOR is either quantitatively or qualitatively abnormal. They are usually inherited as an autosomal dominant trait though rare kindreds are autosomal recessive. Symptoms vary depending on severity and disease type but may include prolonged bleeding time, deficiency of factor VIII, and impaired platelet adhesion.

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von Willebrand Disease, Type 1
von Willebrand Disease, Type 2
von Willebrand Disease, Type 3

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