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Von Willebrand disease


* Not a rare disease
Other Names for this Disease
  • Von Willebrand factor, deficiency
  • VWD
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  • I have two patients, a husband and wife, whose son has Von Willebrand disease. Neither of the parents had any positive blood tests for the disease. How did the child develop the disease, and if it was inherited from the parents why are they negative in all lab tests? Also, can pregnancy trigger such an issue? The mother had miscarriages prior to having their son. Click here for answer