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Myomectomy in a case of von Willebrand’s disease in a low resource setting

AA Panti, GK Umar, OG Ibegbulam, TS Yusuf, AN Adamu, MA Abdulwahab

Abstract


Von Willebrand’s disease (vWD) is an inherited bleeding disorder with an estimated prevalence of 1% in the general population. It is caused by deficiency or dysfunction of von Willebrand’s factor. Surgical procedure on patients with vWD is usually associated with increased haemorrhage.

Keywords: Clotting Factors, Coagulation Disorder, Fibroids, von Willebrand’s Factor




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