Clinical and prognostic implications of low or high level of von Willebrand factor in patients with Waldenstrom macroglobulinemia.

Abstract

Acquired von Willebrand syndrome is described in patients with Waldenström macroglobulinemia (WM). Assessment of ristocetin cofactor activity (VWF:RCo) and von Willebrand factor (VWF) antigen (VWF:Ag) in 72 consecutive patients with WM showed a negative relation between VWF levels < 130 U/dL and both monoclonal immunoglobulin M concentration (mIgMC) and… (More)
DOI: 10.1182/blood-2011-11-388256

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