Acquired von Willebrand syndrome: Focused for hematologists

Massimo Franchini, Pier Mannuccio Mannucci

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The disorder Willebrand acquired with disease von laboratory Willebrand However, findings syndrome unlike similar the (AvWS) to inherited those is of a disease, inherited rare bleeding AvWS von occurs in persons with no personal and family history of bleeding and is often associated with a variety of underlying diseases, most frequently lymphoproliferative, myeloproliferative and cardiovascular disorders. After the presentation of a typical case, in this narrative review we discuss the more recent data on the pathophysiology, clinical, laboratory and therapeutic aspects of this acquired bleeding syndrome. We chose to focus particularly on those aspects of greater interest for the hematologist.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2032-2037
Number of pages6
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - Aug 1 2020

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Hematology


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