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Von Willebrand disease

Von Willebrand disease: Introduction

Von Willebrand disease: A rare inherited blood coagulation disorder characterized by a deficiency or defect in plasma protein called the von Willebrand factor which leads to bleeding problems. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Von Willebrand disease is available below.

Symptoms of Von Willebrand disease

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Von Willebrand disease: Complications

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Causes of Von Willebrand disease

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Von Willebrand disease

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Prognosis for Von Willebrand disease

Prognosis for Von Willebrand disease: Can be treated effectively with medication.

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Clinical Trials for Von Willebrand disease

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Definitions of Von Willebrand disease:

Von Willebrand disease is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Von Willebrand disease, or a subtype of Von Willebrand disease, 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 Von Willebrand disease as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

 

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