What is a Bleeding Disorder?

Bleeding disorders result when the blood’s ability to form a clot at the site of blood vessel injury is impaired. Here you will find information on inherited bleeding disorders, such as hemophilia, von Willebrand disease and rare factor deficiencies.

Fast Facts

Information and statistics about bleeding disorders.

What is a Bleeding Disorder?

The basics of symptoms and treatment.


The first citation of bleeding disorders dates back to 2 AD.

Types of Bleeds

Recognizing the symptoms of different types of bleeds can help you manage your bleeding disorder.

Women & Bleeding Disorders

We work to ensure women with bleeding disorders are accurately diagnosed and can access the care they need.


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Last Updated May 2022

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