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Von Willebrand disease, platelet type

Von Willebrand disease, platelet type: Introduction

Von Willebrand disease, platelet type: A condition that is characterised by autosomal inheritance and is a disorder that is charaterised by prolonged bleeding time. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Von Willebrand disease, platelet type is available below.

Symptoms of Von Willebrand disease, platelet type

Treatments for Von Willebrand disease, platelet type

  • Mild cases generally require no treatment. More severe cases may require medication such as desmopressin. The medication may need to be used prior to surgery or to treat bleeding problems. The medication can produce a variable response in patients and a patients response to the therapy should always be tested prior to using it
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Causes of Von Willebrand disease, platelet type

  • The genetic condition is inherited in an autosomal dominant manner
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Von Willebrand disease, platelet type 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, platelet type, or a subtype of Von Willebrand disease, platelet type, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

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