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What is Von Willebrand disease, type 1?

What is Von Willebrand disease, type 1?

  • Von Willebrand disease, type 1: A rare inherited blood coagulation disorder characterized by a deficiency in plasma protein called the von Willebrand factor which leads to bleeding problems. Most cases of von Willebrand disease are type 1 which is the mildest form of the condition. Patients rarely have severe bleeding problems but may bleed excessively during surgery, dental work or due to a traumatic injury.

Von Willebrand disease, type 1: Introduction

Types of Von Willebrand disease, type 1:

Broader types of Von Willebrand disease, type 1:

How serious is Von Willebrand disease, type 1?

Prognosis of Von Willebrand disease, type 1: Most patients tend to lead a relatively normal life with the main problems likely to arise during surgery or dental procedures.

What causes Von Willebrand disease, type 1?

Causes of Von Willebrand disease, type 1: see causes of Von Willebrand disease, type 1

What are the symptoms of Von Willebrand disease, type 1?

Symptoms of Von Willebrand disease, type 1: see symptoms of Von Willebrand disease, type 1

Von Willebrand disease, type 1: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Von Willebrand disease, type 1.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Von Willebrand disease, type 1.

How is it treated?

Treatments for Von Willebrand disease, type 1: see treatments for Von Willebrand disease, type 1

Name and Aliases of Von Willebrand disease, type 1

Main name of condition: Von Willebrand disease, type 1

Other names or spellings for Von Willebrand disease, type 1:

Willebrand disease, type 1, 1 vWD

 

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