How does the prevalence of von Willebrand disease (vWD) vary by sex?

Updated: Dec 30, 2019
  • Author: Eleanor S Pollak, MD; Chief Editor: Srikanth Nagalla, MBBS, MS, FACP  more...
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Males and females are affected equally by vWD. However, the phenotype may be more pronounced in females, because of menorrhagia and the greater visibility of bruises. [11]


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