Bernard-Soulier Syndrome Clinical Presentation

Updated: Sep 13, 2018
  • Author: John D Geil, MD; Chief Editor: Hassan M Yaish, MD  more...
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History and Physical Examination

Symptoms of Bernard-Soulier syndrome (BSS) are consistent with low or dysfunctional platelets and include easy bruising, nosebleeds, mucosal bleeding, menorrhagia, and, occasionally, gastrointestinal bleeding. The severity of symptoms may vary considerably.

The physical examination findings are consistent with low or dysfunctional platelets and may include increased bruising and mucosal bleeding.