Increased factor VIII/von Willebrand factor antigen and von Willebrand factor activity in scleroderma and in Raynaud's phenomenon.

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Von Willebrand factor activity and factor VIII/von Willebrand factor (fVIII/vWf) antigen concentrations were evaluated in 17 patients with scleroderma, nine patients with Raynaud's phenomenon, and eight control volunteers. Higher circulating levels of both activities were seen: von Willebrand factor, 374% +/- 40% (percent of control values) in scleroderma… (More)

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