Patient Posted for Laprascopic Appendectomy With von Willebrands Disease.

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Dr. Vishnuvanditha Vuppuluri
Dr. Reshma P
Dr. Lakshmi


This is a case of acute appendicitis that was diagnosed in a patient of pediatric age group who was also a known case of Von willebrand disease since birth. The patient was posted for lap appendectomy with packed red blood cells and fresh frozen plasma on standby. Intraoperative events were uneventful and postoperatively she was transferred to the pediatric intensive care unit for further follow up. The patient was given von willebrand factors to address the continuous post op bleeding.

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