von Willebrand Disease Differential Diagnoses

Updated: Mar 31, 2023
  • Author: Eleanor S Pollak, MD; Chief Editor: Srikanth Nagalla, MD, MS, FACP  more...
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Diagnostic Considerations

Conditions to consider in the differential diagnosis of von Willebrand disease (vWD) include the following:

  • Hemophilia A
  • Bernard-Soulier syndrome
  • Platelet function defects
  • Antiplatelet drug ingestion
  • Fibrinolytic defects
  • Platelet-type (or pseudo) vWD
  • Acquired vWD

Differential Diagnoses