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Mean platelet volume

Mean platelet volume

Mean platelet volume: The mean platelet volume is a diagnostic measure of platelet size; larger platelets will result in a larger mean platelet volume.

Mean platelet volume: Other Names

Other names for Mean platelet volume include:

  • MPV

Symptoms Associated with Mean platelet volume

These symptoms may be diagnosed by, screened for, or associated with Mean platelet volume:

  • Bruising
  • Bleeding (e.g. nosebleeds)
  • Small hemorrhages in the skin (petechiae)

Diseases Associated with Mean platelet volume

These diseases or medical conditions may be diagnosed by, screened for, or associated with Mean platelet volume:

  • Valvular heart disease (increased volume)
  • Immune thrombocytopenia (increased volume)
  • Massive hemorrhage (increased volume)
  • Vitamin B12 or folate deficiency (increased volume)
  • Myelogenous leukemia (increased volume)
  • Aplastic anemia (decreased volume)
  • Chemotherapy-induced myelosuppression (decreased volume)
  • Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome (decreased volume)

Basic Information: Mean platelet volume

Disease or Condition count: 0; see list of conditions below. These are the diseases or medical conditions in which the medical test 'Mean platelet volume' may be involved.

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