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von Willebrand Diseases

"von Willebrand Diseases" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Group of hemorrhagic disorders in which the VON WILLEBRAND FACTOR is either quantitatively or qualitatively abnormal. They are usually inherited as an autosomal dominant trait though rare kindreds are autosomal recessive. Symptoms vary depending on severity and disease type but may include prolonged bleeding time, deficiency of factor VIII, and impaired platelet adhesion.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "von Willebrand Diseases" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "von Willebrand Diseases" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 50 publications over 24 distinct years, with a maximum of 6 publications in 2012
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