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Von Willebrand's Disease and Pregnancy: Case Series of a Rare Entity

Namrata Anchalia, Hemangi Jignesh Kansaria

Keywords : Factor VIII deficiency, Von Willebrand disease, Von Willebrand factor

Citation Information : Anchalia N, Kansaria HJ. Von Willebrand's Disease and Pregnancy: Case Series of a Rare Entity. J South Asian Feder Obs Gynae 2024; 16 (1):34-36.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10006-2318

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 18-01-2024

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2024; The Author(s).


Abstract

Von Willebrand's disease is an inherited bleeding disorder, which perhaps can be a life-threatening emergency in pregnancy, delivery, and early puerperium, therefore, early diagnosis and minimizing or controlling blood loss is the main aim. It is a condition where the body is either in deficiency of factor VIII or its binding protein, which leads to increased tendencies of bleeding. Here, we will be discussing four cases, highlighting their diagnosis and clinical management. Our study aims to present different clinical scenarios where pregnant women with von Willebrand's disease presented to our clinical setup, citing the various complications during the peripartum period and their management to improve their obstetric outcome.


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