VON WILLEBRAND DISEASE

Von Willebrand Disease Von Willebrand disease is a bleeding disorder. It’s caused by a deficiency of von Willebrand factor (VWF). This is a type of protein that helps your blood to clot.... Read more »

HYPERCOAGULABLE STATE

hypercoagulable state A tendency for the blood to clot too easily; most affected people have only a mild excess tendency to clot, and may never be diagnosed. Some people develop repeated episodes... Read more »

DEEP VEIN THROMBOSIS

Deep vein thrombosis Deep vein thrombosis occurs when blood clots form in veins located deep inside the body, often in the legs. These blood clots form due to various reasons including damage... Read more »

DISSEMINATED INTRAVASCULAR COAGULATION (DIC)

Disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC) Disseminated intravascular coagulation is a condition in which blood clots form throughout the body blocking small blood vessels. Symptoms may include chest pain, shortness of breath, leg pain,... Read more »