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Question 7 Answer 1

Type II von Willebrands disease - probably either A or M (normal platelet count makes B less likely)

Further investigations:
  • RIPA (reduced aggregation in type II M)
  • vWF multimers (high and intermediate multimers absent with abnormal triplicate repeat pattern in type II A)
He needs to have an inguinal hernia repair.  

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