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Von Willebrand Disease (VWD)
Part 4: VWF Multimer Analysis

The Role of von Willebrand Factor Multimer Analysis in Diagnosis

Prevalence of Bleeding Disorders

Slide 11

July 2011

When you see a patient with a bleeding disorder, there are a few disorders to keep in mind. As you can see, von Willebrand disease is the most common hereditary bleeding disorders across all ethnic groups. Among people of Ashkenazi Jewish background, factor XI deficiency is very common. This contrasts with the prevalence of the hemophilias.

Prevalence of Bleeding Disorders


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