low platelets

low platelets

A reduction of platelets in the peripheral circulation. While formally termed thrombocytopaenia, “low platelets” is increasingly used in the working medical parlance.
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Anna said: "He had a purple rash all over, low platelets, calcifications on his brain, everything pointing towards an infection in utero.
The symptoms include seizures, diabetes, hypo-thyroidism, anaemia, feeding difficulties, vomiting, shallow breathing, chilblains, hypotonia, cortical vision impairment, hearing impairment, low platelets and brain and liver calcifications.
Evelyn is a Southern Oregon infant who was born with abnormally low platelets and red and white blood cells.
For example, laboratories that wish to improve their sensitivity in detecting platelet clumps can write a decision rule where cases with low platelets and increased MPV and PDW are reviewed even when a platelet clump flag was not present.
But after test it was learnt that the patients were not dengue victims but suffering from lack of white blood cells (WBC) and low platelets, he added.
A normal CBC count with low platelets and physical signs of petechiae is consistent with an idiopathic thrombocytopenia (of unknown etiology).
After 3 years of testing my husband's blood for low platelets, doctors discovered that chemicals in the purple blood collecting tube made my husband's platelets clump together.
Acute renal failure in pregnancies complicated by hemolysis, elevated liver enzymes, and low platelets.
Excessive bleeding due to low platelets is an acute medical emergency, normally treated with platelet transfusion.
There's an onus upon you to make sure that patient is going to be okay, and you don't find out about some wacky result like really low platelets or very elevated liver enzymes 3 days later as you're flipping through the paperwork on your desk," he said.
The Phase 2 data demonstrated clinically meaningful spleen size and patient-reported symptom score reduction in MF patients with low platelets that were treated with pacritinib.
Warning signs for the disease worsening, after which the patient may go into dengue haemorrhagic shock, are abdominal pain, vomiting, liver enlargement, mucosal bleeding, high haematocrit count with low platelets and lethargy.