thrombasthenia

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Related to thromboasthenia: thrombocytopenia, Von Willebrand disease
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Noun1.thrombasthenia - a rare autosomal recessive disease in which the platelets do not produce clots in the normal way and hemorrhage results
autosomal recessive defect, autosomal recessive disease - a disease caused by the presence of two recessive mutant genes on an autosome
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For Glanzmann thromboasthenia and surgery: (("thrombasthenia"[MeSH Terms] OR "thrombasthenia"[All Fields] OR ("glanzmann"[All Fields] AND "thrombasthenia"[All Fields]) OR "glanzmann thrombasthenia"[All Fields]) AND ("surgery"[Subheading] OR "surgery"[All Fields] OR "surgical procedures, operative"[MeSH Terms] OR ("surgical"[All Fields] AND "procedures"[All Fields] AND "operative"[All Fields]) OR "operative surgical procedures"[All Fields] OR "surgery"[All Fields] OR "general surgery"[MeSH Terms] OR ("general"[All Fields] AND "surgery"[All Fields]) OR "general surgery"[All Fields])) AND systematic[sb].
The use of epidural RA in lumbar arthrodesis procedures (particularly in patients with Glanzmann's Thromboasthenia and severe ischemic heart disease) needs further specific supportive research.
Once anemia and thrombocytopenia have been excluded, further evaluation to exclude von Willebrand disease and inherited/acquired platelet dysfunction such as renal failure storage pool disease, release defect, Bernard-Soulier disease, and Glanzmann thromboasthenia should be considered (7).