What is the prognosis of von Willebrand disease (vWD)?

Updated: Dec 30, 2019
  • Author: Eleanor S Pollak, MD; Chief Editor: Srikanth Nagalla, MBBS, MS, FACP  more...
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For most affected individuals, vWD is a mild, manageable bleeding disorder in which clinically severe hemorrhage manifests only in the face of trauma or invasive procedures. However, significant variability of symptomatology exists among family members.


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