Commentary: a new classification for von Willebrand disease.

@article{Sadler1994CommentaryAN,
  title={Commentary: a new classification for von Willebrand disease.},
  author={J Evan Sadler and Harvey R. Gralnick},
  journal={Blood},
  year={1994},
  volume={84 3},
  pages={
          676-9
        }
}
V ON WILLEBRAND DISEASE (VWD) is the most common inherited human bleeding disorder. Approximately 125 individuals per million population have symptomatic VWD, and this is roughly twice the prevalence of hemophilia A. Asymptomatic inherited defects in von Wille-brand factor (VWF) function are extremely common, and are detectable in nearly 1% of unselected persons. Within the last decade dozens of new variants of VWD have been identified, based on abnormalities in either the biochemical… CONTINUE READING

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