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Created with Fabric.js 1.4.5 Von Willebrands Diesease Symtoms Treatment options VWD is most commonly treatedby replacement of VWF through directadministration of bloodproducts ordesmopressin, a drug which increases theamount of VWF in your body. Where is the genelocated? The gene is locatedin chromosome 12 at a positionof 13.3. The VWF genes are located between base pairs5,948,783 and 6,124,669 3 Types Von Willebrands comes in three forms: type 1,type 2, and type 3.Type 1 is the mostcommon and Type 3 is the rarest and deadliest. Of the people withVWD, 80-100% have type 1, 40-60% have type 2, and only 1% have type 3 Smptoms of VWD includefrequent or hard to stop nose-bleeds, Easy bruising,with little or no injury at all, prolonged bleeding in the mouthand genital area, and in women, heavy menstrual bleeding largerthan a quarter. Lifestyle A patient that liveswith this disease withouttreatement that has Type 1 or 2 VWD can usually be controlled through pills and drugs.Without treatment with Type 3 VWDmay put your life at risk and shouldimmediately get treatement. What is the Cause? The cause of VWD is froma lack of the protein calledthe Von Willebrands factor(VWF). This protein is involved in the process of blood clotting. How does someone inherit VWD? VWD is inherited is from a mutation in the VWFgene of either your fatheror mother. Very rarelyyou can acquire the diseaselater on in your life withoutyour mother of father's genes. If this occurs, then it cant be passed down. Von Willebrands Disease is caused by a deficiency or an abnormality ina protein called Von Willebrand factorand is characterized by prolonged bleeding People with Von Willebrands For more informationabout this disease,contact the Hemophilia Treatement Centers or The centers of disease control Justin VanderwiltPeriod 1
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