Which-specific bleeding is characteristic of von Willebrand disease (vWD) in children?

Updated: Dec 30, 2019
  • Author: Eleanor S Pollak, MD; Chief Editor: Srikanth Nagalla, MBBS, MS, FACP  more...
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Pediatric-specific bleeding that may occur in children with vWD include the following [15] :

  • Umbilical stump bleeding
  • Cephalohematoma
  • Cheek hematoma
  • Conjunctival bleeding
  • Post-circumcision bleeding
  • Post-venipuncture bleeding

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