Vascular-Related Bleeding At A Glance

Bleeding may occur as a result of disorders of platelets, clotting factors or blood vessels. Vascular-related bleeding caused by disturbances in the blood vessels themselves. Typically, petechiae, purpura and bruising occur here (except in hereditary haemorrhagic telangiectasia), but rarely leads to severe blood loss. The bleeding may be the result of a lack of vascular or perivascular collagen as in Ehlers-Danlos syndrome or other rare hereditary tissue diseases (e.g. B….

September 3, 2018