A prospective evaluation of the prevalence of symptomatic von Willebrand disease (VWD) in a pediatric primary care population.


The prevalence of von Willebrand disease (VWD) is reported as approximately 1%; however, these estimates were not based on individuals with significant symptoms. Four thousand five hundred ninety-two unselected parents/children were asked: "Does your child have a problem with bleeding/bruising?"; 223 (5%) answered yes, 41 of whom were administered the… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/pbc.22429