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Prolonged post-operative bleeding due to an acquired von Willebrand syndrome.
  1. S. E. Kinsey,
  2. K. O. Ryder,
  3. S. J. Machin
  1. Department of Haematology, Middlesex Hospital, London, UK.


    Acquired von Willebrand syndrome is a rare cause of post-operative bleeding, and should be considered in all such cases, in spite of previous uneventful surgical challenge.

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