TITLE

Pseudothrombocytopenia Associated With Multiple Myeloma

AUTHOR(S)
Reed, Bryan W.; Go, Ronald S.
PUB. DATE
July 2006
SOURCE
Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Jul2006, Vol. 81 Issue 7, p869
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents the medical case of a 90-year old woman with pseudothrombocytopenia associated with multiple myeloma. Her peripheral blood smear showed massive platelet agglutination. The disease was detected just before the diagnosis of multiple myeloma where platelet autoantibodies disappeared after the multiple myeloma responded to chemotherapy and coincided with resolution of the pseudothrombocytopenia.
ACCESSION #
21499904

 

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