Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Von Willebrand's Disease Evaluation

The evaluation of von Willebrand's disease begins with a history and physical examination.

The physical examination in someone with von Willebrand's disease is usually normal.

Physical findings in someone with von Willebrand's disease include:

Tests are necessary to confirm the diagnosis of von Willebrand's disease.

Tests that may be used to evaluate von Willebrand's disease include:

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Last Updated: Jan 7, 2011 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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