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von Willebrand's disease

División en sílabas: von Wil·le·brand's dis·ease
Pronunciación: /vän ˈviləbränts dəˌzēz
 
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Definición de von Willebrand's disease en inglés:

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Medicine
An inherited disorder characterized by a tendency to bleed, caused by deficiency or abnormality of a plasma coagulation factor ( von Willebrand factor).
Example sentences
  • The most commonly encountered disorders are coagulation factor VIII deficiency, coagulation factor IX deficiency and von Willebrand's disease.
  • Bloat, epilepsy and heart related problems are also reported, as are von Willebrand's disease and hemophilia A.
  • In most patients with von Willebrand disease, factor VIII activity and plasma levels of von Willebrand factor are decreased.

Origen

1940s: named after Erik A. von Willebrand (1870–1949), Finnish physician.

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