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Von Willebrand disease type 2A

Disease definition

A subtype of type 2 von Willebrand disease characterized by a bleeding disorder associated with a decrease in the affinity of the Willebrand factor (VWF) for platelets and the subendothelium caused by a deficiency of high molecular weight VWF multimers. The disease manifests as mucocutaneous bleeding (menorrhagia, epistaxis, gastrointestinal hemorrhage etc.).


Classification level: Subtype of disorder
  • Synonym(s): -
  • Prevalence: Unknown
  • Inheritance: Autosomal dominant or Autosomal recessive 
  • Age of onset: -
  • ICD-10: D68.0
  • OMIM: 613554
  • UMLS: C1282968
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: -
  • MedDRA: -

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