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Posted by: diesel | 2004/10/27

High platelet count

What can be done with a high platelet count (1000) . When is it dangerous .Thanks .

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There are certain bone marrow malignancies which may present with a high platelet count. So it is important to identify and treat the cause of the thrombositosis (high platelet count). It therefore depends on what the underlying cause is whether it will be "dangerous" or not.

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