Glanzmann's thrombasthenia

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Related to Glanzmann's thrombasthenia: Bernard-Soulier syndrome, Von Willebrand disease

Glanz·mann's thrombasthenia

(glănz′mənz, glänts′mänz)
An inherited hemorrhagic disorder characterized by normal or prolonged bleeding time, normal coagulation time but defective clot retraction, and normal platelet count but morphologic or functional abnormality of platelets. Also called Glanzmann's disease.
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Glanzmann's thrombasthenia is a rare disorder, but can lead to life-threatening haemorrhage in pregnancy and puerperium and also for the newborn.
Control of severe bleeding episode in case of Glanzmann's Thrombasthenia refractory to platelet transfusion therapy by administration of recombinant Factor VIIa.
Poon MC, Zotz R, Di Minno G, Abrams ZS, Knudsen JB, Laurian Y Glanzmann's thrombasthenia treatment: a prospective observational registry on the use of recombinant human activated factor VII and other hemostatic agents.
Hemostasis in Glanzmann's thrombasthenia (GT): GT platelets interfere with the aggregation of normal platelets.
Describing Prof Caen as a man "who has dedicated his life to the study of Glanzmann's Thrombasthenia, " Mr Justice Astill said his evidence suggested that Mrs Wood could have survived.
The CBC in individuals with Glanzmann's thrombasthenia is usually normal, with an abnormal PFA-100.
Platelet transfusion in a patient affected by Glanzmann's thrombasthenia with antibodies against GPIIb-IIIa.
Diagnosis of Bernard- Soulier syndrome and Glanzmann's thrombasthenia with a monoclonal assay on whole blood.