Medical Dictionary

von Willebrand's disease

noun von Wil·le·brand's disease \-ˌbränts-\

Medical Definition of VON WILLEBRAND'S DISEASE

:  a genetic disorder that is caused by deficient or defective von Willebrand factor, is characterized by mucosal and petechial bleeding due to abnormal blood vessels, and is inherited chiefly as an autosomal dominant trait


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