von Willebrand disease (VWD) is the most common type of bleeding disorder, affecting up to 1% of the world’s population. Since symptoms are often mild, a significant majority of patients remain undiagnosed. The diagnosis of VWD is complex and should be made by physicians experienced in the treatment of bleeding disorders. However, the primary care […]
Also Available In: Japanese This resource has also been translated into the following languages, with permission from the WFH, by NMOs: Setswana, Traditional Chinese Many carriers of hemophilia also experience symptoms of the disorder. Some women live with their symptoms for years without being diagnosed or even suspecting they have a bleeding disorder.