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What is Bernard-Soulier Syndrome?

What is Bernard-Soulier Syndrome?

  • Bernard-Soulier Syndrome: A rare inherited blood coagulation disorder caused by blood platelet abnormalities which results in easy bruising and excessive bleeding.
  • Bernard-Soulier Syndrome: A familial coagulation disorder characterized by a prolonged bleeding time, unusually large platelets, and impaired prothrombin consumption.
    Source - Diseases Database

Bernard-Soulier Syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Bernard-Soulier Syndrome, or a subtype of Bernard-Soulier Syndrome, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Bernard-Soulier Syndrome as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

Bernard-Soulier Syndrome: Introduction

Types of Bernard-Soulier Syndrome:

Broader types of Bernard-Soulier Syndrome:

How serious is Bernard-Soulier Syndrome?

Complications of Bernard-Soulier Syndrome: see complications of Bernard-Soulier Syndrome

What causes Bernard-Soulier Syndrome?

Causes of Bernard-Soulier Syndrome: see causes of Bernard-Soulier Syndrome

What are the symptoms of Bernard-Soulier Syndrome?

Symptoms of Bernard-Soulier Syndrome: see symptoms of Bernard-Soulier Syndrome

Complications of Bernard-Soulier Syndrome: see complications of Bernard-Soulier Syndrome

Onset of Bernard-Soulier Syndrome: birth

Bernard-Soulier Syndrome: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Bernard-Soulier Syndrome.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Bernard-Soulier Syndrome.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Bernard-Soulier Syndrome: Hematologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Bernard-Soulier Syndrome.
Treatments for Bernard-Soulier Syndrome: see treatments for Bernard-Soulier Syndrome
Research for Bernard-Soulier Syndrome: see research for Bernard-Soulier Syndrome

Name and Aliases of Bernard-Soulier Syndrome

Main name of condition: Bernard-Soulier Syndrome

Other names or spellings for Bernard-Soulier Syndrome:

Haemorrhagiparous thrombocytic dystrophy, Giant platelet syndrome, Hemorrhagiparous thrombocytic dystrophy, BSS, Platelet glycoprotein 1b, deficiency of, Deficiency of Platelet glycoprotein 1b, Von Willebrand factor receptor deficiency

Giant platelet syndrome, Glycoprotein Ib deficiency, Von Willebrand factor receptor deficiency Source - Diseases Database

Deficiency of Platelet glycoprotein 1b, Platelet glycoprotein 1b, deficiency of, Von Willebrand factor receptor deficiency, Giant platelet syndrome, BSS
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Bernard-Soulier Syndrome: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Bernard-Soulier Syndrome:

  • Autosomal recessive disorder
  • Hemorrhagiparous thrombotic dystrophy
  • Thrombocytopenia
  • Bleeding diasthesis
 

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