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Acquired von Willebrand syndrome

Disease definition

Acquired von Willebrand syndrome (AVWS) is a bleeding disorder marked by the same biological anomalies as those seen in hereditary von Willebrand disease (VWD; see this term) but which occurs in association with another underlying pathology, generally in elderly patients without any personal or family history of bleeding anomalies.

ORPHA:99147

  • Synonym(s):
    • Acquired von Willebrand disease
  • Prevalence: Unknown
  • Inheritance: Not applicable 
  • Age of onset: Adult
  • ICD-10: D68.4
  • OMIM: -
  • UMLS: C0272362
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: 5573
  • MedDRA: 10069495

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