At what age do symptoms of von Willebrand disease (vWD) first appear?

Updated: Dec 30, 2019
  • Author: Eleanor S Pollak, MD; Chief Editor: Srikanth Nagalla, MBBS, MS, FACP  more...
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Answer

In the great majority of cases, vWD is an inherited condition. Bleeding-related symptoms may occur at a young age, even just after or during birth. Some reports have suggested a decreased bleeding tendency as patients age.


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