What are the disorders of platelet function?

Updated: Aug 05, 2017
  • Author: Perumal Thiagarajan, MD; Chief Editor: Srikanth Nagalla, MBBS, MS, FACP  more...
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Answer

Disorders of platelet function are as follows:

  • Disorders of platelet adhesion (von Willebrand disease, Bernard-Soulier syndrome)

  • Disorders of aggregation (Glanzmann thrombasthenia)

  • Disorders of secretion

  • Disorders of thromboxane synthesis

  • Acquired disorders of platelet function (drugs [eg, aspirin, NSAIDs, alcohol])

  • Uremia

  • Paraproteins

  • Fibrin degradation products


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