How is von Willebrand disease (vWD) type 2M diagnosed?

Updated: Dec 30, 2019
  • Author: Eleanor S Pollak, MD; Chief Editor: Srikanth Nagalla, MBBS, MS, FACP  more...
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vWD type 2M includes variants in which binding to platelets is impaired but the vWF multimer distribution is normal. Screening laboratory test findings are similar to those found in vWD type 2A, but multimer gel analysis results show that large multimers are present.


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