von Willebrand disease

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von Wil·le·brand disease

 (vŏn wĭl′ə-brănd′, fôn vĭl′ə-bränt′)
A usually genetic bleeding disorder caused a deficiency or an abnormality of a clotting factor that affects platelet adhesion.

[After Erik Adolf von Willebrand (1870-1949), Finnish physician.]
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This revision of the 2007 edition presents a case-based approach that updates the knowledge base on hemophilia and other bleeding and clotting disorders including von Willebrand disease, acquired bleeding disorder, and thrombotic disorder.