grey platelet syndrome
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Lab Thrombocytopenia, enlarged platelets with a gray hue on Wright-Giemsa stained peripheral blood smears, increased bleeding time
Management DDAVP—desmopressin acetate
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grey platelet syndromeA genetic disorder of platelet granule secretion in which the platelets, which are reduced in number, show a distinctive grey appearance with Romanowsky stains and have few or no granules. The condition features a mild bleeding tendency. This is one of the range of inherited throbocytopenias.
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