Von Willebrand disease type 2A
A subtype of type 2 von Willebrand disease characterized by a bleeding disorder associated with a decrease in the affinity of the Willebrand factor (VWF) for platelets and the subendothelium caused by a deficiency of high molecular weight VWF multimers. The disease manifests as mucocutaneous bleeding (menorrhagia epistaxis gastrointestinal hemorrhage etc.).
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Orphadata: Free access data from Orphanet. © INSERM 1999. Available on http://www.orphadata.org. Data version March 2024
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Von Willebrand disease type 2A?
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