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    causes are Von Willebrand disease which is an inherited coagulation disorder, pelvic inflammatory disease (PID), liver cirrhosis, lupus, Intrauterine Device (IUD) birth control and diabetes. Another nonRead more

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Von Willebrand disease


Von Willebrand disease (vWD) (/ˌfʌnˈvɪlɨbrɑːnt/) is the most common hereditary coagulation abnormality described in humans, although it can also be acquired as a result of other medical conditions. It arises from a qualitative or quantitative deficiency of von Willebrand factor (vWF), a multimeric protein that is required for platelet adhesion. It is known to affect humans and dogs (notably...More