Von Willebrand Disease Directory
Von Willebrand disease is a genetic bleeding disorder that results from lack of a certain protein in the blood. There are three types: type 1, the most common type, where you are missing some of the von Willebrand factor; type 2, in which the factor does not work correctly; and type 3, the most severe deficiency. Symptoms of von Willebrand disease are nosebleeds, gum bleeding, heavy periods, frequent bruising, and taking a long time for blood to clot. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how von Willebrand disease is caused, how to treat it, and much more.
What Is von Willebrand Disease?
Von Willebrand disease is a lifelong bleeding disorder. Learn about the different types of this condition, as well as its causes and treatments.
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