Erik Adolf von Willebrand


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Noun1.Erik Adolf von Willebrand - Finnish physician who first described vascular hemophilia (1870-1949)Erik Adolf von Willebrand - Finnish physician who first described vascular hemophilia (1870-1949)
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Professor Erik Adolf von Willebrand was an internist at the University of Helsinki interested in genetic and blood coagulation, and his studies led him to uncover a "new form of hemophilia", von Willebrand disease (VWD), the most common inherited bleeding disorder [1].
INTRODUCTION: VWD is named after Erik Adolf Von Willebrand, a Finnish pediatrician who first described the disease in 1926.