Frequently Asked Questions1. Which Doctor Should I Consult for Bernard-Soulier syndrome?
A family physician will assess the patient and take a medical history along with laboratory tests to confirm the diagnosis. The patient may then be referred to a hematologist.
2. Is there a dominant form of Bernard-Soulier syndrome?
There are few cases where Bernard-Soulier syndrome is inherited in an autosomal dominant manner.
3. What are the other names of Bernard-Soulier syndrome?
Bernard-Soulier syndrome is also known by other names such as congenital hemorrhagiparous thrombocytic dystrophy and hemorrhagiparous thrombocytic dystrophy.
4. How is Bernard-Soulier syndrome misdiagnosed?
Bernard-Soulier syndrome is sometimes misdiagnosed as immune thrombocytopenic purpura.
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