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Predictive value of mean platelet volume in gold induced thrombocytopenia.
  1. P S Klimiuk,
  2. P J Holt,
  3. R B Clague,
  4. E Herod,
  5. P A Dyer

    Abstract

    In rheumatoid arthritis the mean platelet volume does not alter with the institution of parenteral gold therapy and with long term gold therapy. It appears to have no value in predicting the onset of thrombocytopenia. It may, however, predict a haemorrhagic diathesis once gold induced thrombocytopenia is established.

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