Acquired von Willebrand syndrome

What is Acquired von Willebrand syndrome?

A rare bleeding disorder marked by the same biological anomalies as those seen in hereditary von Willebrand disease (VWD) but which occurs in association with another underlying pathology, generally in elderly patients without any personal or family history of bleeding anomalies.

Other condition names

  • Acquired von Willebrand disease

Inheritance type

Not applicable


  • Worldwide: Unknown

Age of Onset

  • Adult
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