EXAM VII: VWD
Type 1 _______is a drug known as desmopressin. This medication causes a temporary increase in the ___________factor level in the person's blood. It can be given by injection or intranasally (into the nose).
Desmopressin may or may not be helpful for treating people with type 2 ____________.
Patients with type 3 (and some with type 2) disease will need treatment with a medication that contains both factor VIII and ___________ factor. This medication is given intravenously (injected into a vein)
|VWD: TESTS|| TESTS:|
Measurements of levels or function of ___________ factor, factor VIII, or platelets.
|VWD: SYMPTOMS|| SYMPTOMS:|
Unusually heavy abnormal menstrual bleeding in girls
Bleeding from the gums, nose, and lining of the intestines
Prolonged oozing of blood from cuts or bleeding too much or for too long after a tooth is pulled.
Like hemophilia, ________is a genetic disorder that is passed from parent to child.
The child of a man or a woman with _________has a 50% chance of getting the gene for the condition.
In types 1 and 2, a child has inherited the gene from one parent.
In type 3, the child has inherited genes for the disease from both parents
|VWD***||Most common inherited bleeding disorder |
Affects both genders
A substance in the blood known as _________ factor helps platelets stick to damaged blood vessels. Special proteins known as clotting factors are also needed to help blood clot.
FACTOR carries one of these clotting factors, called factor VIII