Glanzmann's thrombasthenia

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Glanzmann's thrombasthenia Glanz·mann's thrombasthenia (glānz'mənz, glänts'mänz)
An inherited hemorrhagic disorder characterized by normal or prolonged bleeding time, normal coagulation time but defective clot retraction, and normal platelet count but morphologic or functional abnormality of platelets. Also called Glanzmann's disease.

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