Which conditions are considered in the differential diagnosis 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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Answer

Conditions to consider in the differential diagnosis of von Willebrand disease (vWD) include the following:

  • Hemophilia A

  • Bernard-Soulier syndrome

  • Platelet function defects

  • Antiplatelet drug ingestion

  • Fibrinolytic defects

  • Platelet-type (or pseudo) vWD

  • Acquired vWD


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